|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oblong is 1,367. Oblong, Illinois is the 9,045th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Oblong was in 1990, when its population was 1,740. In 1990, Oblong was the 7,474th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,045th largest city in the US. Oblong is currently 21.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Oblong has shrunk 13.3% since the year 2000. Oblong, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9040||Johnsonville, South Carolina||1,369||-5.5%|
|9042||New Berlin, Illinois||1,368||31.6%|
|9044||Hooper Bay, Alaska||1,367||34.4%|
|9046||Pelzer, South Carolina||1,367||1309.2%|
|9047||Schuylerville, New York||1,367||14.1%|
The total voting age population of Oblong, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,021. The voting age population is 43.5% male and 56.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.8% of the residents of Oblong are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oblong are 95.7% White, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.8% Black, 0.8% Other and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oblong, 24.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.4%. On a per-household basis, 17.2% of families are below the poverty line in Oblong.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.5% of Oblong residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.9% of Oblong residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oblong residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oblong is 11.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oblong, 11.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oblong is $41,005.
In Oblong, 67.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.5% of housing units in Oblong.
Of all the housing units in Oblong, 30.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Oblong, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oblong is $503.
In Oblong, 79.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.