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.