|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Godfrey is 17,729. Godfrey, Illinois is the 2,069th largest city in the US.
Godfrey is located entirely in Madison County.
The peak population of Godfrey was in 2010, when its population was 17,982. In 2010, Godfrey was the 1,903rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,069th largest city in the US. Godfrey is currently 1.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Godfrey has grown 5.5% since the 2000. Godfrey, Illinois's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Godfrey has a population density of 519.1 people per square mile.
|2035||East St. Louis||18,195||-42.3%|
|2063||Villa Rica, Georgia||17,830||295.6%|
|2066||Hope Mills, North Carolina||17,786||45.9%|
|2067||El Reno, Oklahoma||17,774||9.6%|
|2072||Southbridge Town, Massachusetts||17,657|
The total voting age population of Godfrey, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,336. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.8% of the residents of Godfrey are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Godfrey are 93.6% White, 4.3% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian, 0.4% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 1.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Godfrey, 7.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.9%. On a per-household basis, 6.2% of families are below the poverty line in Godfrey.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.3% of Godfrey residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.7% of Godfrey residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.4% have a bachelor's degree and 12.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Godfrey residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Godfrey is 3.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Godfrey, 11.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Godfrey is $73,238.
In Godfrey, 81.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.0% of housing units in Godfrey.
Of all the housing units in Godfrey, 5.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Godfrey, 13.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Godfrey is $951.
In Godfrey, 82.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.