|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Leaf River is 427. Leaf River, Illinois is the 13,827th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Leaf River was in 2000, when its population was 555. In 2000, Leaf River was the 12,941st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,827th largest city in the US. Leaf River is currently 23.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Leaf River has shrunk 23.0% since the year 2000. Leaf River, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13823||Fort Johnson, New York||427||-13.0%|
|13825||Irene, South Dakota||427||-0.9%|
|13827||Leaf River, Illinois||427||-23.0%|
|13832||Bull Creek, Missouri||426||88.4%|
The total voting age population of Leaf River, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 326. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Leaf River are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Leaf River are 96.4% White, 2.1% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.2% Asian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Leaf River, 18.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.6% of families are below the poverty line in Leaf River.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.0% of Leaf River residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.8% of Leaf River residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.7% have a bachelor's degree and 2.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Leaf River residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Leaf River is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Leaf River, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Leaf River is $46,500.
In Leaf River, 69.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.6% of housing units in Leaf River.
Of all the housing units in Leaf River, 56.4% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Leaf River is $729.
In Leaf River, 71.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.