Carlinville is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Macoupin County. With a 2020 population of 5,668, it is the 318th largest city in Illinois and the 6093rd largest city in the United States. Carlinville is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,710 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Carlinville has a population density of 1,683 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carlinville is $57,891 with a poverty rate of 20.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $903 per month, and the median house value is $96,500. The median age in Carlinville is 35.9 years, 33.1 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carlinvillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 35.54%.
96.51% of Carlinville residents speak only English, while 3.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlinville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlinville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Carlinville
97.61% of Carlinville residents were born in the United States, with 81.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.