Ava is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 533, it is the 877th largest city in Illinois and the 18730th largest city in the United States. Ava is currently declining at a rate of -1.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ava has a population density of 504 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ava is $58,972 with a poverty rate of 14.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $65,200. The median age in Ava is 42.5 years, 36 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Avawas:
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 6.19%.
96.62% of Ava residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 13.66% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ava is Hispanic, with 80.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.51%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ava
100.00% of Ava residents were born in the United States, with 84.66% 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.