Blue Island is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Blue Island has a 2020 population of 22,328. Blue Island is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,558 in 2010.
The average household income in Blue Island is $58,403 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $897 per month, and the median house value is $126,900. The median age in Blue Island is 35.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blue Islandwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.90%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.05%.
59.38% of Blue Island residents speak only English, while 40.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.56% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Island is Black, with 28.63% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Island is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.43%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Blue Island
79.08% of Blue Island residents were born in the United States, with 68.42% having been born in Illinois. 11.45% 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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