Argenta, Illinois Population 2024

863

Argenta is a city located in Macon County Illinois. Argenta has a 2024 population of 863. Argenta is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 911 in 2020.

The average household income in Argenta is $86,830 with a poverty rate of 8.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Argenta is 41.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Argenta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Argenta was:

  • White: 91.44%
  • Two or more races: 7.22%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,321.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.27% (-48)
The current population of Argenta, Illinois is 863 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 911.

Argenta, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White82391.44%
Two or more races657.22%
Other race121.33%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Argenta Population by Race

Argenta Population Pyramid 2024

Argenta Median Age

41.1

Total

38.4

Male

42.2

Female

Argenta Adults

There are 637 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Argenta.

Argenta Age Dependency

103.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Argenta Sex Ratio

Female45350.33%
Male44749.67%

Argenta Population by Age

Argenta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3412.648515
Married1863.1693.56.5
Non Family951.028020
Female423.6459.540.5
Male183.583.316.7
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Argenta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Argenta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Argenta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 71.43%.

Argenta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,114

Average Earnings

$58,125

Average Male

$40,268

Average Female

Argenta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Argenta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Argenta Language

99.4% of Argenta residents speak only English, while 0.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.6% of the population.

Argenta Language

Argenta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White823708.51%
Multiple6557.69%
showing: 2 rows

8.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.04%

Male Poverty Rate

10.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Argenta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Argenta is White, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Argenta is Multiple, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.8%.

Argenta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.67%
High School3.91%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Argenta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.76%
Male Employed0.9%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Argenta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Argenta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Argenta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Argenta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Argenta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Argenta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Argenta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Argenta Veterans by War

count

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Argenta Veterans by Age

count

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Argenta Veterans by Race

Argenta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Argenta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Argenta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Argenta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Argenta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.44%

Born in Argenta

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Argenta residents were born in the United States, with 91.44% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Argenta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029803-12-1.47%
2028815-12-1.45%
2027827-12-1.43%
2026839-12-1.41%
2025851-12-1.39%
2024863-12-1.37%
2023875-12-1.35%
2022887-12-1.33%
2021899-12-1.32%
2020911343.88%
2019877-4-0.45%
2018881-10-1.12%
2017891-10-1.11%
2016901-4-0.44%
2015905-12-1.31%
2014917-10-1.08%
2013927-5-0.54%
2012932-8-0.85%
2011940-1-0.11%
2010941
showing: 20 rows

Argenta Population by Year