Benld is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,446, it is the 576th largest city in Illinois and the 12792nd largest city in the United States. Benld is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -9.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,594 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Benld has a population density of 1,364 people per square mile.
The average household income in Benld is $51,963 with a poverty rate of 28.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $72,200. The median age in Benld is 39.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Benldwas:
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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 11.91%.
97.11% of Benld residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Benld is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Benld is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.15%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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97.37% of Benld residents were born in the United States, with 76.04% having been born in Illinois. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.