Anchor is a city located in McLean County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 167, it is the 1191st largest city in Illinois and the 24889th largest city in the United States. Anchor is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually but its population has decreased by -30.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 241 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Anchor has a population density of 978 people per square mile.
The average household income in Anchor is $70,881 with a poverty rate of 14.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $83,000. The median age in Anchor is 30 years, 30.6 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Anchorwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.28%.
98.66% of Anchor residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Anchor is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Anchor is Multiple, with 9.52% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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100.00% of Anchor residents were born in the United States, with 91.70% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.