|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paxton is 4,459. Paxton, Illinois is the 5,125th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Paxton was in 2000, when its population was 4,587. In 2000, Paxton was the 4,644th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,125th largest city in the US. Paxton is currently 2.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Paxton has shrunk 2.7% since the year 2000. Paxton, Illinois's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5120||Farmville, North Carolina||4,469||0.8%|
|5122||La Verkin, Utah||4,469||31.0%|
|5123||Mount Vernon, Iowa||4,460||16.7%|
|5124||Newport, North Carolina||4,459||33.0%|
|5126||Seat Pleasant, Maryland||4,459||-8.8%|
|5128||China Grove, North Carolina||4,454||20.8%|
The total voting age population of Paxton, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,082. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.9% of the residents of Paxton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Paxton are 90.9% White, 4.7% Other, 2.5% Black, 1.0% Asian, 0.7% American Indian and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Paxton, 11.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Paxton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.3% of Paxton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Paxton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Paxton residents aged 5 and older, 7.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Paxton is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Paxton, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Paxton is $53,917.
In Paxton, 68.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.6% of housing units in Paxton.
Of all the housing units in Paxton, 31.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Paxton, 8.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paxton is $655.
In Paxton, 80.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.