Population density (sq mi)1,97122891
Median age35.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English100%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Shawneetown is 765% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Shawneetown is 5% lower than Illinois
  • In Shawneetown 96.64% of the population is White
  • In Shawneetown 1.04% of the population is Black
  • In Shawneetown 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Shawneetown, IL Demographics


      Shawneetown population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.67%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.64%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Shawneetown, 1.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Shawneetown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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