Whiteside County, Illinois Population 2021

Whiteside County, Illinois's estimated population is 54,419 with a growth rate of -0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whiteside County, Illinois is the 26th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 58,486 and has seen a growth of -6.95% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202154,419-378-0.69%
202054,797-378-0.69%
201955,175-378-0.68%
201855,553-402-0.72%
201755,955-521-0.92%
201656,476-443-0.78%
201556,919-102-0.18%
201457,021-447-0.78%
201357,468-298-0.52%
201257,766-520-0.89%
201158,286-200-0.34%
201058,486-1,700-2.82%
199060,186-5,784-8.77%
198065,9703,0934.92%
197062,8772,9904.99%
196059,88710,55121.39%
195049,3365,99813.84%
194043,3384,31911.07%
193039,0192,8457.86%
192036,1741,6674.83%
191034,507-203-0.58%
190034,7103,85612.50%
189030,854-31-0.10%
188030,8853,38212.30%
187027,5038,76646.78%
186018,73713,376249.51%
18505,3612,847113.25%
18402,5140.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.69%
County Website
Founded
1836
County Seat
2010 Population
58,486
Growth Since 2010
-6.95%
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Whiteside County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,85294.35%
Two or More Races1,1402.04%
Black or African American9361.67%
Some Other Race5791.03%
Asian3410.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.10%
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Whiteside County, Illinois Population by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Whiteside County, Illinois Median Age

43.4


Total

42.1


Male

44.5


Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,540 adults, (11,371 of whom are seniors) in Whiteside County, Illinois.

Whiteside County, Illinois Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteside County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

28,311

50.54%

Male

27,705

49.46%

Whiteside County, Illinois Population by Age

Whiteside County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whiteside County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All74.9%25.1%
Male71.3%28.7%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female56.1%43.9%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whiteside County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0842.3874.9
Married11,5593.0189.3
Non Family8,1211.1960.3
Female2,3903.2156.1
Male1,0142.8171.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Whiteside County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4163.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,2795.80%
High School Graduate14,82337.73%
Some College9,67924.64%
Associates Degree3,92910.00%
Bachelors Degree4,79212.20%
Graduate Degree2,3706.03%
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Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,60431,8606,654
Hispanic3,6172,881311
Black61548734
Other Race45033718
2+ Races39031058
Asian239203106
Native American1075224
Islander222213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.09%.

Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,763$44,102$26,319
Less Than 9th Grade$26,801$33,448$16,423
High School Graduate$31,135$40,209$23,142
Some College$32,407$44,163$25,240
Bachelors Degree$44,924$60,341$35,943
Graduate Degree$62,210$75,026$56,222

$34,763

Average Earnings

$44,102

Average Male

$26,319

Average Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whiteside County, Illinois Language by Age

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Whiteside County, Illinois Language

92.29% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,4394,5869.88%
Hispanic6,63988413.32%
Multiple1,10528525.79%
Black84718121.37%
Native1124943.75%
Asian341102.93%
Other57550.87%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

11.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Native, with 43.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Other, with 0.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.89%.

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.07%
High School9.67%
Some College7.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.50%
Female Unemployed22.42%
Female Employed7.20%
Male Employed5.05%

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whiteside County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,232$71,473
Families$68,161$84,553
Married Families$78,004-
Non Families$32,035$43,738
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Income by Household Type

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Whiteside County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

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3,963

Number of Veterans

3,812

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,259
First Gulf War601
Second Gulf War583
Korea526
World War II211

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,111
35 to 541,011
65 to 741,010
55 to 64559
18 to 34272

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7078.96%
Hispanic3838.68%
Black10815.43%
Other Race6713.27%
2+ Races6311.75%
Native American1312.15%
Asian51.81%

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Whiteside County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Whiteside County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.64%

Born in Whiteside County, Illinois

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.82% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 72.64% having been born in Illinois. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whiteside County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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