Lanark is a city located in Carroll County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,514, it is the 563rd largest city in Illinois and the 12512th largest city in the United States. Lanark is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,504 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Lanark has a population density of 1,346 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lanark is $62,368 with a poverty rate of 15.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $83,000. The median age in Lanark is 41.8 years, 44.6 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lanarkwas:
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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 14.99%.
98.46% of Lanark residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lanark is Multiple, with 68.75% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lanark is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.06%.
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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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99.72% of Lanark residents were born in the United States, with 79.63% 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 Africa.