Jewett is a city located in Cumberland County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 190, it is the 1169th largest city in Illinois and the 24309th largest city in the United States. Jewett is currently declining at a rate of -1.55% annually and its population has decreased by -32.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 281 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Jewett has a population density of 189 people per square mile.
The average household income in Jewett is $44,987 with a poverty rate of 13.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $53,300. The median age in Jewett is 43.4 years, 47.5 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jewettwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.73%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.74%.
100.00% of Jewett residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jewett is White, with 12.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jewett is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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100.00% of Jewett residents were born in the United States, with 88.61% 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.