Elsah is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 489, it is the 913th largest city in Illinois and the 19282nd largest city in the United States. Elsah is currently declining at a rate of -2.98% annually and its population has decreased by -5.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 519 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Elsah has a population density of 448 people per square mile.
The average household income in Elsah is $102,221 with a poverty rate of 6.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,278 per month, and the median house value is $200,000. The median age in Elsah is 20.6 years, 20.4 years for males, and 20.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elsahwas:
86.31% of Elsah residents speak only English, while 13.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Elsah is Black, with 36.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Elsah is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Elsah
87.87% of Elsah residents were born in the United States, with 33.67% having been born in Illinois. 8.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.