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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Normal is 54,082, which is 19.16% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Normal population density is 2,937.61 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 222.21 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Normal is white, which represent 84.14% of the total population. The average Normal education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 54,082. #26

Population Growth Since 2000, #253

Normal, IL

Population Density, #144

Normal, IL
2,937.61 per square mile
222.21 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:45,503 (84.14%, #1146)
Black:4,281 (7.92%, #153)
Hispanic:2,816 (5.21%, #390)
Asian:1,993 (3.69%, #160)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):141 (0.26%, #277)
One Race, Other:884 (1.63%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,280 (2.37%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,062 (73.22%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:296 (10.51%, see rank)
Cuban:82 (2.91%, see rank)
Central American:194 (6.89%, see rank)
South American:111 (3.94%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:932 (46.76%, see rank)
Chinese:430 (21.58%, see rank)
Filipino:227 (11.39%, see rank)
Japanese:38 (1.91%, see rank)
Korean:188 (9.43%, see rank)
Vietnamese:32 (1.61%, see rank)
Asian, Other:146 (7.33%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

43,921 (81.21%) out of the total population of 54,082 reported first ancestry.

 Normal, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Arab800.15%, see rank0.71%0.56%
Czech2910.54%, see rank0.92%0.47%
Danish3420.63%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch1,1112.05%, see rank1.37%1.40%
English4,9629.17%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French1,4982.77%, see rank2.13%3.34%
German14,60327.00%, see rank19.07%15.03%
Greek1920.36%, see rank0.76%0.41%
Hungarian1790.33%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish8,30015.35%, see rank12.00%10.80%
Italian2,9565.47%, see rank6.14%5.52%
Norwegian8801.63%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Polish2,1343.95%, see rank7.22%3.01%
Portuguese60.01%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian2470.46%, see rank0.97%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5020.93%, see rank0.59%0.99%
Scottish8501.57%, see rank1.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African9421.74%, see rank0.64%0.95%
Swedish1,4142.61%, see rank2.13%1.27%
Swiss1700.31%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian730.13%, see rank0.40%0.31%
American4,2197.80%, see rank5.00%7.12%
Welsh3560.66%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 25,554 (47.25%, see rank)
Females: 28,528 (52.75%, see rank)

Normal, IL
Male: 47.25%
Female: 52.75%
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Normal, IL
24.00 years old
37.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Normal, IL
24.10 years old
35.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Normal, IL
23.90 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Normal, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Under 5 years2,7175.02%, see rank6.30%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,8455.26%, see rank6.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,4294.49%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,45411.93%, see rank6.94%6.85%
20 to 24 years13,89225.69%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years6,75212.48%, see rank13.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,0009.25%, see rank13.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,3379.87%, see rank14.17%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,9627.33%, see rank12.13%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,6924.98%, see rank7.18%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3332.46%, see rank4.10%4.25%
85 years and over6691.24%, see rank1.90%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Normal, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population25,745, 100%8,560,555209,056,129
Less Than High School1,086, 4.22%, see rank12.41%13.67%
High School Graduate5,476, 21.27%, see rank27.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,929, 23.03%, see rank28.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree8,895, 34.55%, see rank19.72%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,359, 16.93%, see rank12.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.86, see rank13.7213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Normal, IL IllinoisU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,54870.03%29.97%71.39%28.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,05791.20%, see rank8.80%, see rank88.78%11.22%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,22089.10%, see rank10.90%, see rank90.75%9.25%90.60%9.40%
College15,98493.89%, see rank6.11%, see rank73.17%26.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,58791.18%, see rank8.82%, see rank48.20%51.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Normal, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total Households18,877, 100%4,778,633116,211,092
Average Household Size2.57, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households5,468, 28.97%, see rank28.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,409, 71.03%, see rank71.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,968, 52.81%, see rank65.52%66.22%
Average Family Size3.15, see rank3.363.32
Married-Couple Family7,701, 40.80%, see rank48.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,909, 47.19%, see rank34.48%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Normal, IL%IllinoisU.S.
15 Years and Over Total46,091see rank10,347,484252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over21,354100%, see rank5,027,649123,281,364
Never Married11,57154.19%, see rank37.51%35.77%
Married8,21838.48%, see rank51.36%52.04%
Widowed2491.17%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced1,3166.16%, see rank8.63%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over24,737100%, see rank5,319,835129,692,771
Never Married13,40154.17%, see rank31.52%29.48%
Married8,29033.51%, see rank48.23%49.19%
Widowed1,1554.67%, see rank9.25%9.16%
Divorced1,8917.64%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Normal, IL%IllinoisU.S.
Native51,34794.94%, see rank86.11%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence40,10174.15%, see rank67.04%58.73%
Born in Different State10,93220.21%, see rank18.03%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3140.58%, see rank1.05%1.42%
Foreign Born2,7355.06%, see rank13.89%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship9431.74%, see rank6.52%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,7923.31%, see rank7.37%7.09%
Born In Europe3620.67%, see rank2.94%1.53%
Born In Asia1,6122.98%, see rank3.90%3.82%
Born In Africa2180.40%, see rank0.41%0.55%
Born In Oceania380.07%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America4390.81%, see rank6.47%6.83%
Born In Northern America660.12%, see rank0.14%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Normal, IL%IllinoisU.S.
English16,95789.83%, see rank78.40%79.39%
Spanish6673.53%, see rank11.07%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5833.09%, see rank6.60%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages5302.81%, see rank2.95%3.36%
Other1400.74%, see rank0.98%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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