Argenta, Illinois Population 2022

907
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Argenta is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 907, it is the 710th largest city in Illinois and the 15493rd largest city in the United States. Argenta is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 913 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Argenta has a population density of 1,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Argenta is $73,795 with a poverty rate of 6.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $825 per month, and the median house value is $96,000. The median age in Argenta is 34.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Argenta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Argentawas:

  • White: 94.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Argenta, Illinois is 907 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 913.

Argenta, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99594.67%
Black or African American10.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.57%
Some Other Race111.05%
Two or More Races383.62%
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Argenta Population by Race

Argenta Population Pyramid 2022

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Argenta Median Age

37.5


Total

36


Male

40


Female

Argenta Adults

There are 778 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Argenta.

Argenta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Argenta Sex Ratio

Female

525

49.95%

Male

526

50.05%

Argenta Population by Age

Argenta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Argenta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All80.7%19.3%
Male76.9%23.1%
Female71.9%28.1%
Non Family64.3%35.7%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Argenta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3842.7480.7
Married2143.3891.1
Male263.0476.9
Female323.571.9
Non Family1121.2164.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Argenta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131.90%
9th to 12th Grade547.89%
High School Graduate22733.19%
Some College23233.92%
Associates Degree547.89%
Bachelors Degree8712.72%
Graduate Degree172.49%
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Argenta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Argenta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American666
Hispanic773
2+ Races13133
White65759095
Black11
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Argenta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,000$48,438$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$30,769$31,442$
High School Graduate$32,308$48,125$14,375
Some College$35,833$42,750$30,417
Bachelors Degree$55,893$74,375$50,500
Graduate Degree$86,250$$53,750

$38,000

Average Earnings

$48,438

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Argenta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Argenta Language by Age

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Argenta Language

99.59% of Argenta residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Argenta Language

Argenta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White989686.88%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3638.33%

6.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.00%

Male Poverty Rate

8.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Argenta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Argenta is White, with 6.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Argenta is Multiple, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.79%.

Argenta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School3.96%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Argenta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.75%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed5.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Argenta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Argenta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,905$69,561
Families$70,238$77,874
Married Families$72,222-
Non Families$26,731$39,354
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Income by Household Type

Argenta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Argenta Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Argenta Marital Status

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61

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War14
Vietnam15
Korea
World War II

Argenta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5416
55 to 6412
65 to 7414
75+10

Argenta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White476.33%
Native American6100.00%
2+ Races861.54%

Argenta Veterans by Race

Argenta Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Argenta Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Argenta Employment by Age

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Argenta Employment by Race

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Argenta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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89.91%

Born in Argenta

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Argenta residents were born in the United States, with 89.91% 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.

Argenta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109470.00%
2011944-3-0.32%
2012941-3-0.32%
2013938-3-0.32%
2014935-3-0.32%
2015932-3-0.32%
2016929-3-0.32%
2017926-3-0.32%
2018923-3-0.32%
2019920-3-0.33%
2020913-7-0.76%
2021910-3-0.33%
2022907-3-0.33%

Argenta Population by Year