Central City is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,084, it is the 665th largest city in Illinois and the 14442nd largest city in the United States. Central City is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,098 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Central City has a population density of 1,919 people per square mile.
The average household income in Central City is $49,110 with a poverty rate of 23.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $50,500. The median age in Central City is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Central Citywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 61.54%.
95.84% of Central City residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Central City is White, with 23.97% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Central City is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.60%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Central City
98.15% of Central City residents were born in the United States, with 84.70% having been born in Illinois. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.