Whiteside County, Illinois Population 2020

Whiteside County, Illinois's estimated population is 54,984 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whiteside County, Illinois is the 25th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202054,984-321-0.58%
201955,305-321-0.58%
201855,626-321-0.57%
201755,947-525-0.93%
201656,472-442-0.78%
201556,914-105-0.18%
201457,019-443-0.77%
201357,462-298-0.52%
201257,760-512-0.88%
201158,272-206-0.35%
201058,478-1,708-2.84%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.58%
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Founded
1836
County Seat

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,67793.41%
Two or More Races1,1702.07%
Some Other Race1,1312.01%
Black or African American9861.75%
Asian3120.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.08%

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Whiteside County, Illinois Median Age

43.2


Total

42.2


Male

44.1


Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,786 adults, (11,233 of whom are seniors) in Whiteside County, Illinois.

Whiteside County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteside County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

28,597

50.71%

Male

27,799

49.29%

Whiteside County, Illinois Households and Families

Whiteside County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whiteside County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All75.2%24.8%
Male68.5%31.5%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female56.3%43.7%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3462.3775.2
Married11,7462.9789.7
Non Family8,0681.1660.7
Female2,4533.2956.3
Male1,0792.7968.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whiteside County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5213.87%
9th to 12th Grade2,2885.82%
High School Graduate14,56737.07%
Some College9,84725.06%
Associates Degree3,8139.70%
Bachelors Degree4,65511.85%
Graduate Degree2,6046.63%

Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,79832,0206,707
Hispanic3,4642,603270
Other Race72751471
Black57843525
Multiple Races37927870
Asian241225145
Native American766329
Islander202013

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 65.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,081$43,459$26,533
Less Than High School$22,963$30,400$17,049
High School Grad$30,129$40,279$23,493
Some College$32,955$44,221$25,332
Bachelors Degree$43,433$57,261$32,690
Graduate Degree$60,913$74,331$53,889

$34,081

Average Earnings

$43,459

Average Male

$26,533

Average Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

Whiteside County, Illinois Language by Age

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

92.32% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.52% of the population.

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,8614,4379.47%
Hispanic6,6171,10116.64%
Multiple1,16525421.80%
Black87823426.65%
Other1,12720718.37%
Asian312154.81%

10.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

11.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Black, with 26.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Asian, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.79%
High School10.13%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.34%
Female Unemployed24.06%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed5.36%

Whiteside County, Illinois Income

Whiteside County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,828$69,695
Families$66,908$82,035
Married Families$76,367$92,808
Non Families$31,717$43,346

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans

4,291

Number of Veterans

4,057

Male Veterans

234

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,326
First Gulf War637
Korea562
Second Gulf War554
World War II280
Age Group Veterans
75+1,202
35 to 541,161
65 to 741,095
55 to 64568
18 to 34265
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9949.66%
Hispanic4309.88%
Black10916.27%
Other819.56%
2 or More7613.92%
Indian2228.95%
Asian93.46%

$Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.72%

Born in Illinois

96.83%

Native Born

3.17%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.83% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 72.72% having been born in Illinois. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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