Chenoa is a city located in McLean County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,708, it is the 530th largest city in Illinois and the 11801st largest city in the United States. Chenoa is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -9.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,877 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Chenoa has a population density of 703 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chenoa is $76,061 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $107,700. The median age in Chenoa is 41.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chenoawas:
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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 black people with a rate of 77.78%.
97.41% of Chenoa residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Chenoa is Black, with 93.75% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Chenoa is Hispanic, with 4.11% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chenoa
99.36% of Chenoa residents were born in the United States, with 82.05% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.