Equality is a city located in Gallatin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 527, it is the 881st largest city in Illinois and the 18795th largest city in the United States. Equality is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 539 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Equality has a population density of 601 people per square mile.
The average household income in Equality is $44,064 with a poverty rate of 24.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $380 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Equality is 54.3 years, 46.7 years for males, and 57.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Equalitywas:
97.65% of Equality residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Equality is White, with 24.43% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Equality is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Equality
97.74% of Equality residents were born in the United States, with 79.19% 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 Europe.