Downs is a city located in McLean County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,241, it is the 622nd largest city in Illinois and the 13673rd largest city in the United States. Downs is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually but its population has decreased by -12.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,417 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Downs has a population density of 418 people per square mile.
The average household income in Downs is $103,045 with a poverty rate of 2.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,051 per month, and the median house value is $190,500. The median age in Downs is 34.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Downswas:
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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 white people with a rate of 51.59%.
99.00% of Downs residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Downs is White, with 2.42% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Downs is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Downs
97.81% of Downs residents were born in the United States, with 73.18% having been born in Illinois. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.