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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Argentawas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Argenta
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.