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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Wamac is 1,440, which is 4.50% 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 Wamac population density is 1,009.51 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 Wamac is white, which represent 95.14% of the total population. The average Wamac education level is lower than the state average and is lower 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: 1,440. #600

Population Growth Since 2000, #523

Wamac, IL
4.50%
Illinois
3.62%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #751

Wamac, IL
1,009.51 per square mile
Illinois
222.21 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,370 (95.14%, #808)
Black:48 (3.33%, #256)
Hispanic:92 (6.39%, #320)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #725)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3 (0.21%, #313)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:19 (1.32%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:75 (81.52%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:5 (5.43%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

1,021 (70.90%) out of the total population of 1,440 reported first ancestry.

 Wamac, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.71%0.56%
Czech20.14%, see rank0.92%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch292.01%, see rank1.37%1.40%
English604.17%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French140.97%, see rank2.13%3.34%
German35824.86%, see rank19.07%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.76%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish23716.46%, see rank12.00%10.80%
Italian936.46%, see rank6.14%5.52%
Norwegian30.21%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Polish372.57%, see rank7.22%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian241.67%, see rank0.97%0.92%
Scotch-Irish70.49%, see rank0.59%0.99%
Scottish120.83%, see rank1.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African20.14%, see rank0.64%0.95%
Swedish20.14%, see rank2.13%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.40%0.31%
American996.88%, see rank5.00%7.12%
Welsh40.28%, see rank0.37%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 752 (52.22%, see rank)
Females: 688 (47.78%, see rank)

Wamac, IL
Male: 52.22%
Female: 47.78%
Illinois
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Wamac, IL
36.90 years old
Illinois
37.00 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Wamac, IL
36.90 years old
Illinois
35.70 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Wamac, IL
36.80 years old
Illinois
38.40 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Wamac, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Under 5 years1087.50%, see rank6.30%6.36%
5 to 9 years966.67%, see rank6.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years1168.06%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years745.14%, see rank6.94%6.85%
20 to 24 years825.69%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years17712.29%, see rank13.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years21815.14%, see rank13.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years15410.69%, see rank14.17%14.09%
55 to 64 years22215.42%, see rank12.13%12.29%
65 to 74 years936.46%, see rank7.18%7.64%
75 to 84 785.42%, see rank4.10%4.25%
85 years and over221.53%, see rank1.90%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Wamac, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population964, 100%8,560,555209,056,129
Less Than High School255, 26.45%, see rank12.41%13.67%
High School Graduate406, 42.12%, see rank27.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree280, 29.05%, see rank28.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree10, 1.04%, see rank19.72%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree13, 1.35%, see rank12.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.66, 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

 Wamac, IL IllinoisU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3791.89%8.11%71.39%28.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)15296.05%, see rank3.95%, see rank88.78%11.22%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)54100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank90.75%9.25%90.60%9.40%
College20100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank73.17%26.83%78.37%21.63%

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

Household and Family

 Wamac, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total Households553, 100%4,778,633116,211,092
Average Household Size2.60, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households181, 32.73%, see rank28.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households372, 67.27%, see rank71.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)359, 64.92%, see rank65.52%66.22%
Average Family Size3.42, see rank3.363.32
Married-Couple Family184, 33.27%, see rank48.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households194, 35.08%, see rank34.48%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Wamac, IL%IllinoisU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,120see rank10,347,484252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over598100%, see rank5,027,649123,281,364
Never Married19732.94%, see rank37.51%35.77%
Married25442.47%, see rank51.36%52.04%
Widowed345.69%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced11318.90%, see rank8.63%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over522100%, see rank5,319,835129,692,771
Never Married13826.44%, see rank31.52%29.48%
Married19136.59%, see rank48.23%49.19%
Widowed7313.98%, see rank9.25%9.16%
Divorced12022.99%, see rank10.99%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Wamac, IL%IllinoisU.S.
Native1,440100.00%, see rank86.11%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,22585.07%, see rank67.04%58.73%
Born in Different State20614.31%, see rank18.03%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
90.63%, see rank1.05%1.42%
Foreign Born00.00%, see rank13.89%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank6.52%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank7.37%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank2.94%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank3.90%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.41%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank6.47%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.14%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Wamac, IL%IllinoisU.S.
English51292.59%, see rank78.40%79.39%
Spanish346.15%, see rank11.07%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages71.27%, see rank6.60%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank2.95%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.98%0.99%

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


 
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