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Alexander County, Illinois Demographics Analysis


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Demographics Analysis

The people of Alexander County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 280

5 to 9 years : 157

10 to 14 years : 407

15 to 17 years : 107

18 and 19 years : 67

20 years : 181

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 181

25 to 29 years : 179

30 to 34 years : 158

35 to 39 years : 198

40 to 44 years : 318

45 to 49 years : 334

50 to 54 years : 306

55 to 59 years : 240

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 132

65 and 66 years : 126

67 to 69 years : 69

70 to 74 years : 101

75 to 79 years : 163

80 to 84 years : 67

85 years and over : 42

Female:

Under 5 years : 242

5 to 9 years : 293

10 to 14 years : 238

15 to 17 years : 262

18 and 19 years : 96

20 years : 57

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 146

25 to 29 years : 200

30 to 34 years : 170

35 to 39 years : 291

40 to 44 years : 160

45 to 49 years : 341

50 to 54 years : 342

55 to 59 years : 295

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 103

65 and 66 years : 97

67 to 69 years : 91

70 to 74 years : 272

75 to 79 years : 147

80 to 84 years : 181

85 years and over : 202


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,390

Multiple ancestry : 1,192

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 45

Ancestry not reported : 1,627


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Alexander County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,093

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 11

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 51

Not a U.S. citizen : 99


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 522

5 to 17 years : 1,464

18 to 24 years : 766

25 to 34 years : 707

35 to 44 years : 967

45 to 54 years : 1,323

55 to 59 years : 535

60 and 61 years : 177

62 to 64 years : 235

65 to 74 years : 756

75 years and over : 802

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 407

5 to 17 years : 890

18 to 24 years : 457

25 to 34 years : 317

35 to 44 years : 573

45 to 54 years : 762

55 to 59 years : 322

60 and 61 years : 119

62 to 64 years : 176

65 to 74 years : 429

75 years and over : 525

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 562

18 to 24 years : 309

25 to 34 years : 384

35 to 44 years : 373

45 to 54 years : 495

55 to 59 years : 196

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 324

75 years and over : 246

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,408

Female : 2,569

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,406

Female : 1,710

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 101

Female : 49


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,732

Born in other state in the United States : 2,508

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,262

Now married, except separated : 1,605

Divorced : 369

Separated : 72

Widowed : 560

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 652

Now married, except separated : 1,315

Divorced : 316

Separated : 104

Widowed : 233

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 6

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 112

Divorced : 3

Separated : 23

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 7,435

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 168

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 62

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Alexander County, Illinois

  • Other Groups: 3,204   (44.4%)
  • United States Or American: 999   (13.8%)
  • German: 905   (12.5%)
  • Irish: 706   (9.8%)
  • English: 470   (6.5%)
  • Scottish: 153   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 139   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 115   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 115   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 80   (1.1%)
  • European: 68   (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 52   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 45   (0.6%)
  • Polish: 45   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 18   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 15   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (0.2%)
  • New Zealander: 12   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.0%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Alexander County, Illinois is 8,254



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Alexander County, Illinois: 3,926
Female Population in Alexander County, Illinois: 4,328


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Alexander County, Illinois: 41.8
Median Female Resident Age in Alexander County, Illinois: 44.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Alexander County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

45.5

Female

48.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.1

Male

31.2

Female

33.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

50.0

Male

50.3

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

56.7

Male

46.5

Female

59.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.5

Male

37.0

Female

34.5

Other


Both sexes

32.7

Male

33.5

Female

20.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.8

Male

9.8

Female

10.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.8

Male

32.3

Female

26.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.1

Male

45.6

Female

49.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Alexander County, Illinois


  • White: 5,264
  • African American: 2,780
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 90
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 20
  • Two or More Races: 100



(updated 2013)













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