Oquawka demographics profile

StatisticOquawkaIllinoisNational
Population1,46312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)99622291
Median age45.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Oquawka, IL has a population of 1,463 and is the 12,839th largest city in the United States. The population density is 996 per sq mi which is 348% higher than the Illinois average and 1000% higher than the national average. The median age in Oquawka is 46 which is approximately 22% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Oquawka, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 61% of Oquawka residents were born in Illinois, 35% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oquawka is 348% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Oquawka is 22% higher than Illinois.
  • In Oquawka 94.12% of the population is White.
  • In Oquawka 0.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oquawka 2.67% of the population is Asian.

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Oquawka population breakdown by race

RaceOquawkaIllinoisNational
White94.12%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American0.34%14.30%12.63%
Asian2.67%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.39%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.48%5.86%4.75%
In Oquawka, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Oquawka, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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