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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Tazewell County is 135,872, which is 5.75% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Tazewell County population density is 206.51 people per square mile, which is about the same as 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 Tazewell County is white, which represent 96.12% of the total population. The average Tazewell County education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as 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: 135,872. #15

Population Growth Since 2000, #17

Tazewell County

Population Density, #14

Tazewell County
206.51 per square mile
222.21 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:130,596 (96.12%, #41)
Black:1,464 (1.08%, #62)
Hispanic:2,822 (2.08%, #56)
Asian:1,029 (0.76%, #37)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):167 (0.12%, #68)
One Race, Other:511 (0.38%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,105 (1.55%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

108,959 (80.19%) out of the total population of 135,872 reported first ancestry.

 Tazewell County% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Arab5630.41%, see rank0.71%0.56%
Czech5270.39%, see rank0.92%0.47%
Danish5620.41%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch2,4051.77%, see rank1.37%1.40%
English14,39410.59%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French3,8142.81%, see rank2.13%3.34%
German47,90035.25%, see rank19.07%15.03%
Greek5080.37%, see rank0.76%0.41%
Hungarian4900.36%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish19,28314.19%, see rank12.00%10.80%
Italian6,6124.87%, see rank6.14%5.52%
Norwegian1,5621.15%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Polish2,7922.05%, see rank7.22%3.01%
Portuguese480.04%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian5310.39%, see rank0.97%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,4071.04%, see rank0.59%0.99%
Scottish2,4351.79%, see rank1.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African2180.16%, see rank0.64%0.95%
Swedish2,6161.93%, see rank2.13%1.27%
Swiss1,3591.00%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian530.04%, see rank0.40%0.31%
American15,06211.09%, see rank5.00%7.12%
Welsh5890.43%, see rank0.37%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 67,084 (49.37%, see rank)
Females: 68,788 (50.63%, see rank)

Tazewell County
Male: 49.37%
Female: 50.63%
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)
Tazewell County
40.40 years old
37.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Tazewell County
39.00 years old
35.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Tazewell County
41.70 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Tazewell County% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Under 5 years8,1716.01%, see rank6.30%6.36%
5 to 9 years8,8406.51%, see rank6.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years9,2366.80%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years8,3536.15%, see rank6.94%6.85%
20 to 24 years7,1825.29%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years17,17712.64%, see rank13.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years17,55112.92%, see rank13.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years19,32214.22%, see rank14.17%14.09%
55 to 64 years18,09513.32%, see rank12.13%12.29%
65 to 74 years11,4278.41%, see rank7.18%7.64%
75 to 84 7,4295.47%, see rank4.10%4.25%
85 years and over3,0892.27%, see rank1.90%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Tazewell CountyIllinoisU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population94,090, 100%8,560,555209,056,129
Less Than High School7,087, 7.53%, see rank12.41%13.67%
High School Graduate31,356, 33.33%, see rank27.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree32,526, 34.57%, see rank28.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree16,426, 17.46%, see rank19.72%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree6,695, 7.12%, see rank12.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.59, 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

 Tazewell County IllinoisU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,23166.60%33.40%71.39%28.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)14,40988.10%, see rank11.90%, see rank88.78%11.22%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)7,06693.59%, see rank6.41%, see rank90.75%9.25%90.60%9.40%
College6,43077.45%, see rank22.55%, see rank73.17%26.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,07956.26%, see rank43.74%, see rank48.20%51.80%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Tazewell CountyIllinoisU.S.
Total Households54,330, 100%4,778,633116,211,092
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households14,498, 26.69%, see rank28.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households39,832, 73.31%, see rank71.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)37,341, 68.73%, see rank65.52%66.22%
Average Family Size3.04, see rank3.363.32
Married-Couple Family30,153, 55.50%, see rank48.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households16,989, 31.27%, see rank34.48%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Tazewell County%IllinoisU.S.
15 Years and Over Total109,625see rank10,347,484252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over53,758100%, see rank5,027,649123,281,364
Never Married14,81527.56%, see rank37.51%35.77%
Married31,79559.14%, see rank51.36%52.04%
Widowed1,4452.69%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced5,70310.61%, see rank8.63%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over55,867100%, see rank5,319,835129,692,771
Never Married11,28120.19%, see rank31.52%29.48%
Married32,02457.32%, see rank48.23%49.19%
Widowed5,5449.92%, see rank9.25%9.16%
Divorced7,01812.56%, see rank10.99%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Tazewell County%IllinoisU.S.
Native133,46198.23%, see rank86.11%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence110,96781.67%, see rank67.04%58.73%
Born in Different State21,69115.96%, see rank18.03%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
8030.59%, see rank1.05%1.42%
Foreign Born2,4111.77%, see rank13.89%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,4821.09%, see rank6.52%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship9290.68%, see rank7.37%7.09%
Born In Europe7040.52%, see rank2.94%1.53%
Born In Asia9020.66%, see rank3.90%3.82%
Born In Africa1540.11%, see rank0.41%0.55%
Born In Oceania40.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America6010.44%, see rank6.47%6.83%
Born In Northern America460.03%, see rank0.14%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Tazewell County%IllinoisU.S.
English52,33196.32%, see rank78.40%79.39%
Spanish9501.75%, see rank11.07%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages6941.28%, see rank6.60%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3250.60%, see rank2.95%3.36%
Other300.06%, see rank0.98%0.99%

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

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