Woodford County, Illinois Population 2021

Woodford County, Illinois's estimated population is 38,323 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Woodford County, Illinois is the 36th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 38,661 and has seen a growth of -0.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,323-68-0.18%
202038,391-68-0.18%
201938,459-68-0.18%
201838,527-143-0.37%
201738,670-243-0.62%
201638,913-17-0.04%
201538,930-122-0.31%
201439,052250.06%
201339,0271900.49%
201238,837-7-0.02%
201138,8441830.47%
201038,6616,00818.40%
199032,653-667-2.00%
198033,3205,30818.95%
197028,0123,43313.97%
196024,5793,24415.21%
195021,3352,21111.56%
194019,1243321.77%
193018,792-548-2.83%
192019,340-1,166-5.69%
191020,506-1,316-6.03%
190021,8223931.83%
189021,429-191-0.88%
188021,6202,66414.05%
187018,9565,67442.72%
186013,2828,867200.84%
18504,4150.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.18%
County Website
Founded
Feb. 1841
County Seat
2010 Population
38,661
Growth Since 2010
-0.87%
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Woodford County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,47296.83%
Two or More Races6501.68%
Black or African American2540.66%
Asian2000.52%
Some Other Race1030.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.05%
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Woodford County, Illinois Population by Race

Woodford County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Woodford County, Illinois Median Age

40.5


Total

40.1


Male

41.2


Female

Woodford County, Illinois Adults

There are 29,300 adults, (6,727 of whom are seniors) in Woodford County, Illinois.

Woodford County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Woodford County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

19,345

49.99%

Male

19,355

50.01%

Woodford County, Illinois Population by Age

Woodford County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Woodford County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female55%45%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Woodford County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4992.681.8
Married8,8313.1691.6
Non Family4,0081.1869.8
Female1,2293.0455
Male4312.8767.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Woodford County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3701.42%
9th to 12th Grade9933.81%
High School Graduate8,16031.31%
Some College5,17919.87%
Associates Degree2,70510.38%
Bachelors Degree6,06723.28%
Graduate Degree2,5849.92%
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Woodford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Woodford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,21123,9768,318
Hispanic366267114
2+ Races23523389
Asian141135106
Black957724
Other Race735325
Native American17144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.18%.

Woodford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,641$57,092$32,858
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$43,158$
High School Graduate$35,641$42,376$25,291
Some College$41,903$55,463$27,396
Bachelors Degree$63,323$82,446$45,406
Graduate Degree$76,411$105,987$58,636

$46,641

Average Earnings

$57,092

Average Male

$32,858

Average Female

Woodford County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Woodford County, Illinois Language by Age

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Woodford County, Illinois Language

98.02% of Woodford County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Woodford County, Illinois Language

Woodford County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,0342,3416.50%
Multiple62421834.94%
Hispanic681476.90%
Black2064220.39%
Asian1892312.17%
Native21419.05%
Other10310.97%

7.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

7.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woodford County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woodford County, Illinois is Multiple, with 34.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Woodford County, Illinois is Other, with 0.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.60%.

Woodford County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.19%
Some College8.72%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Woodford County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.65%
Male Unemployed19.76%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed3.10%

Woodford County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Woodford County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,808$96,870
Families$84,855$111,331
Married Families$94,689$121,638
Non Families$41,605$56,090
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Income by Household Type

Woodford County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Woodford County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Woodford County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Woodford County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Woodford County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,438

Number of Veterans

2,256

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam925
First Gulf War426
Second Gulf War321
Korea266
World War II118

Woodford County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74831
35 to 54586
75+582
55 to 64316
18 to 34123

Woodford County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3868.35%
Black2816.09%
Hispanic224.94%
Asian158.24%
2+ Races82.95%
Other Race11.37%

Woodford County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Woodford County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woodford County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Woodford County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Woodford County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Woodford 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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81.97%

Born in Woodford County, Illinois

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Woodford County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.97% having been born in Illinois. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Woodford 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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