Rantoul demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,55922291
Median age31.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English89%77%79%
Speak Spanish9%13%13%
Rantoul, IL has a population of 13,238 and is the 3,153rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,559 per sq mi which is 601% higher than the Illinois average and 1621% higher than the national average. The median age in Rantoul is 32 which is approximately 15% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Rantoul, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 66% of Rantoul residents were born in Illinois, 26% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Rantoul is 601% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Rantoul is 15% lower than Illinois.
  • In Rantoul 68.36% of the population is White.
  • In Rantoul 21.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rantoul 1.04% of the population is Asian.

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Rantoul population breakdown by race

Black or African American21.87%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.39%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.37%2.34%3.06%
Other race2.96%5.86%4.75%
In Rantoul, 11.9% 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 Rantoul, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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