Watseka, IL Population by Age

The median age in Watseka, IL is 50.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 10.66% were under the age of 15, 21.16% aged 15 to 29, 42.59% aged 30 to 64, 21.16% aged 65 to 84, and 4.43% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Watseka, IL population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Watseka's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 224 4.85%
5 to 9 years 156 3.37%
10 to 14 years 113 2.44%
15 to 19 years 361 7.81%
20 to 24 years 355 7.68%
25 to 29 years 262 5.67%
30 to 34 years 82 1.77%
35 to 39 years 255 5.52%
40 to 44 years 240 5.19%
45 to 49 years 241 5.21%
50 to 54 years 320 6.92%
55 to 59 years 279 6.04%
60 to 64 years 552 11.94%
65 to 69 years 385 8.33%
70 to 74 years 226 4.89%
75 to 79 years 137 2.96%
80 to 84 years 230 4.98%
85 years and over 205 4.43%
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Watseka, IL population by age group

Key stats
1,209
Population under 25 years
839
Population aged 25-44
1,392
Population aged 45-64
1,183
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Watseka's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Watseka, IL population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 552 (11.94% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Watseka, IL was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 552 (11.94%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Watseka, IL was the 30-34 years with a population of 82 (1.77%).

Watseka, IL population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Watseka, IL's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Watseka's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Watseka, IL population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 2,669 (57.73% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 771 16.68%
18 to 64 years 2,669 57.73%
85 years and over 1,183 25.59%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Watseka's population under 18 was 16.68%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Watseka's working population (between 18 and 64) was 57.73%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Watseka's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 25.59% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Watseka, IL population pyramid

Population pyramid for Watseka, IL is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Watseka's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Watseka, IL, is 16.7.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Watseka, IL, is 40.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Watseka, IL is 56.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Watseka, IL is 2.5.
The graph shows Watseka's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Watseka, IL population pyramid i.e. Watseka population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Watseka, IL's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 93 131 224
5 to 9 years 75 81 156
10 to 14 years 32 81 113
15 to 19 years 201 160 361
20 to 24 years 180 175 355
25 to 29 years 144 118 262
30 to 34 years 71 11 82
35 to 39 years 157 98 255
40 to 44 years 92 148 240
45 to 49 years 107 134 241
50 to 54 years 147 173 320
55 to 59 years 66 213 279
60 to 64 years 229 323 552
65 to 69 years 253 132 385
70 to 74 years 37 189 226
75 to 79 years 95 42 137
80 to 84 years 70 160 230
85 years and over 23 182 205
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Things to know

What is the population of Watseka, IL under 18?

Watseka's population under the age of 18 is 771, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 16.68% of the total resident population of Watseka, IL.

What is the aging population in Watseka, IL?

Watseka's population aged 65 years and above was 1,183. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 25.59% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Watseka, IL Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Watseka age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Watseka population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Watseka. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Watseka by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Watseka.

Key observations

The largest age group in Watseka, IL was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 552 (11.94%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Watseka, IL was the 30-34 years with a population of 82 (1.77%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Watseka population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Watseka is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Watseka total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Watseka Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Watseka, IL Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Watseka - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Watseka population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Watseka. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Watseka population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Watseka population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Watseka is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Watseka is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Watseka Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Watseka, IL Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Watseka, IL population pyramid, which represents the Watseka population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Watseka, IL, is 16.7.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Watseka, IL, is 40.1.
  • Total dependency ratio for Watseka, IL is 56.9.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Watseka, IL is 2.5.

Watseka population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Watseka population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Watseka for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Watseka for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Watseka for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Watseka Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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