Grand Tower is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 453, it is the 938th largest city in Illinois and the 19734th largest city in the United States. Grand Tower is currently declining at a rate of -2.79% annually and its population has decreased by -23.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 589 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Grand Tower has a population density of 363 people per square mile.
The average household income in Grand Tower is $43,806 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $26,300. The median age in Grand Tower is 37 years, 34.9 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grand Towerwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.00%.
94.40% of Grand Tower residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.60% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Tower is White, with 13.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Tower is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.67%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Grand Tower
96.26% of Grand Tower residents were born in the United States, with 84.04% having been born in Illinois. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.