Beardstown is a city located in Cass County Illinois. Beardstown has a 2020 population of 5,917. Beardstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,951 in 2010.
The average household income in Beardstown is $51,475 with a poverty rate of 22.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Beardstown is 33.6 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beardstownwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.15%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 33.76%.
63.75% of Beardstown residents speak only English, while 36.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.04% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Beardstown is Black, with 42.63% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Beardstown is Multiple, with 2.28% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Beardstown
75.69% of Beardstown residents were born in the United States, with 62.55% having been born in Illinois. 18.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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