According to the most recent Vermilion County Illinois demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Vermilion County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 74,953 which is the second most populous of all the counties in the greater Vermilion County region. The county with the highest population in the area is Champaign County which depicts a population of 206,583 (approximately 2.8 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Vermilion County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Vermilion County Illinois shows a decline of 6,672 (8%).
The total Vermilion County Illinois greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Vermilion County shows it has a Population Change of -8.2% which is the second smallest in terms of population percent change of all the other counties in the local area.
Looking at the Vermilion County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Vermilion County Illinois depicts it has 83 people per square mile which is the second most of all the counties in the local area. The next lower population density is Vermillion County approximately three-fourths the size with population density of 60. The county with the highest population density in the area is Champaign County which shows a people per square mile of 207 (approximately 2.5 times bigger). Figure 6 provides Vermilion County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Vermilion County depicts it has a Median Age of 40.6 which is less than most other counties in the metropolitan area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Edgar County which depicts an age of 45.7 (12.6% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Vermilion County population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Vermilion County Illinois has the largest proportion of White population at 14.4% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Vermilion County Illinois Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Vermilion County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 5.3% which is the third most of all other counties in the greater region.
Vermilion County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Vermilion County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Vermilion County households. Vermilion County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is the second most of all the counties in the area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Benton County which shows an average family size of 3.3 (only about 3.2% larger).
Looking at Vermilion County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Vermilion County shows it has a Married-couple family of 69% which is the smallest in terms of percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Warren County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 81% (17.4% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Vermilion County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 4.7% which is less than most other counties in the area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Benton County which depicts a birth rate of 8.2% (74.6% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 in the middle range of other counties in the greater region at 29% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 30% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Vermillion County with 41%.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Vermilion County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Vermilion County depicts it has a Total Single People of 54% which is the second most percent single people of all the counties in the greater Vermilion County region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Champaign County which depicts a percent single of 60% (10.1% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Vermilion County is 8.0% larger. Also, in contrast to the state of Illinois, percent of people who are single for any reason of 51%, Vermilion County is 6.2% larger.
Vermilion County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 27% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 18% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Benton County (22%), and #1 Vermillion County (26%) are larger. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 19% of the total and is ranked #1.
Vermilion County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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