Carlyle is a city located in Clinton County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Clinton County. With a 2020 population of 3,247, it is the 415th largest city in Illinois and the 8471st largest city in the United States. Carlyle is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -9.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,595 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Carlyle has a population density of 948 people per square mile.
The average household income in Carlyle is $71,828 with a poverty rate of 11.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $847 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Carlyle is 42.4 years, 39.2 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carlylewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.47%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.88%.
94.58% of Carlyle residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlyle is White, with 12.69% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlyle is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Carlyle
97.64% of Carlyle residents were born in the United States, with 83.09% having been born in Illinois. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.