Payson demographics profile

StatisticPaysonIllinoisNational
Population1,24212,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,10022891
Median age38.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English100%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%
Payson, IL has a population of 1,242 and is the 13,829th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,100 per sq mi which is 383% higher than the Illinois average and 1115% higher than the national average. The median age in Payson is 38 which is approximately 2% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Payson, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 82% of Payson residents were born in Illinois, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Payson is 383% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Payson is 2% higher than Illinois.
  • In Payson 96.78% of the population is White.
  • In Payson 3.22% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Payson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Payson population breakdown by race

RacePaysonIllinoisNational
White96.78%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American3.22%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Payson, 0.0% 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 Payson, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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