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Population Demographics for Illinois 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Illinois

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population12,830,632100
Hispanic or Latino2,027,57815
Black or African American1,866,41414
Some Other Race861,4126
Two or More Races289,9822
American Indian43,963Below 1%
Three or more races17,214Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander4,050Below 1%
Native Hawaiian1,122Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes267Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population6,292,2766,538,35612,830,632
Hispanic or Latino1,046,609980,9692,027,578
Black or African American873,686992,7281,866,414
Some Other Race449,918411,494861,412
Two or More Races144,395145,587289,982
American Indian22,55021,41343,963
Three or more races8,0179,19717,214
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander2,0811,9694,050
Native Hawaiian5525701,122
Alaska Native tribes123144267

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Illinois

Total Population:12,830,632
Male Population:6,292,276
Female Population:6,538,356

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Illinois

Both sexes36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Illinois

Total Population:12,528,859
Male Population:6,117,355
Under 5 years:425,287
5 to 9 years:438,108
10 to 14 years:448,159
15 to 17 years:281,382
18 and 19 years:161,266
20 years:78,728
21 years:79,235
22 to 24 years:252,166
25 to 29 years:440,839
30 to 34 years:420,504
35 to 39 years:415,157
40 to 44 years:421,848
45 to 49 years:452,345
50 to 54 years:446,410
55 to 59 years:385,540
60 and 61 years:134,669
62 to 64 years:179,517
65 and 66 years:95,324
67 to 69 years:127,225
70 to 74 years:160,340
75 to 79 years:119,329
80 to 84 years:87,996
85 years and over:65,981
Female Population:6,411,504
Under 5 years:409,171
5 to 9 years:420,426
10 to 14 years:429,666
15 to 17 years:268,604
18 and 19 years:150,316
20 years:75,367
21 years:77,853
22 to 24 years:253,390
25 to 29 years:449,835
30 to 34 years:429,318
35 to 39 years:426,859
40 to 44 years:434,579
45 to 49 years:473,426
50 to 54 years:471,598
55 to 59 years:412,568
60 and 61 years:146,202
62 to 64 years:197,523
65 and 66 years:107,487
67 to 69 years:148,766
70 to 74 years:197,438
75 to 79 years:161,104
80 to 84 years:134,469
85 years and over:135,539

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Illinois

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Illinois

Family led homes:3,182,984
Husband-wife family:2,332,995
Other family:849,989
Population of male led with no wife present:227,684
Population female led with no husband present:622,305
Population of Nonfamily homes:1,653,988
Population living alone:1,346,312
Population not living alone:307,676

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Illinois with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:1,619,862
Population of family homes:1,606,046
Husband-wife family:1,081,009
Under 6 years only:249,565
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:248,983
6 to 17 years only:582,461
Other family:525,037
Male householder, no wife present:125,945
Under 6 years only:34,001
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:24,870
6 to 17 years only:67,074
Female led with no husband present:399,092
Under 6 years only:81,988
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:86,166
6 to 17 years only:230,938
Nonfamily households:13,816
Male led households:10,745
Under 6 years only:2,401
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,107
6 to 17 years only:7,237
Female led householder:3,071
Under 6 years only:761
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:257
6 to 17 years only:2,053
Households with no people under 18 years:3,217,110
Family households:1,576,938
Husband-wife family:1,251,986
Other family:324,952
Male led with no wife present:101,739
Female led with no husband present:223,213
Nonfamily households:1,640,172
Male led householder:762,266
Female led householder:877,906

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Illinois, by type

Total Home Population:4,836,972
Population of Family homes:3,182,984
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:78,116
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:495,685
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:704,669
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:764,713
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:322,036
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:263,239
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:328,257
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:176,503
Population of 85 year olds and over:49,766
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:1,653,988
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:121,688
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:290,117
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:197,565
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:272,852
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:144,649
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:134,477
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:205,695
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:179,479
Population of 85 year olds and over:107,466

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Illinois containing people over 60

Total Population:4,836,972
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:1,596,033
1-person household:589,081
2-or-more-person household:1,006,952
Family households:960,210
Nonfamily households:46,742
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:3,240,939
1-person household:757,231
2-or-more-person household:2,483,708
Family homes:2,222,774
Nonfamily homes:260,934

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Illinois with multiple generations.

Total Population:4,836,972
Home has three or more generations:211,506
Home does not have three or more generations:4,625,466

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Illinois under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:3,119,216
Unmarried partner of home lead present:245,670
In family homes:233,693
Population of male led and male partner homes:6,040
Population of male led and female partner households:101,404
Population of female led and female partner households:10,378
Population of female led and male partner households:115,871
In nonfamily homes:11,977
Population of male led and male partner homes:76
Population of male led and female partner homes:10,600
Population of female led and female partner homes:323
Population of female led and male partner homes:978
No unmarried partner of home lead present:2,873,546
In family homes:2,866,068
Population of husband-wife family homes:2,132,590
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:113,610
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:619,868
In nonfamily homes:7,478

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Illinois

Total Population:10,196,050
Population Under 18 years:3,072,289
Population 18 years and over:7,123,761

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Illinois have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:3,263,639
Family home:2,402,652
Nonfamily homess:860,987
Male led home:375,634
Living alone:299,873
Not living alone:75,761
Female led home:485,353
Living alone:432,815
Not living alone:52,538
Population of Renter occupied homes:1,573,333
Family run homes:780,332
Husband-wife family:364,743
Other family:415,589
Male led with no wife present:98,029
Female led with no husband present:317,560
Nonfamily Homes:793,001
Male led homes:397,377
Male living alone:295,528
Male not living alone:101,849
Female led homes:395,624
Females living alone:318,096
Females not living alone:77,528

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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