Makanda is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 545, it is the 869th largest city in Illinois and the 18606th largest city in the United States. Makanda is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 547 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Makanda has a population density of 103 people per square mile.
The average household income in Makanda is $107,904 with a poverty rate of 11.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $218,000. The median age in Makanda is 41.1 years, 44.2 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Makandawas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
93.57% of Makanda residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Makanda is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Makanda 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 11.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.52%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Makanda
95.38% of Makanda residents were born in the United States, with 75.23% having been born in Illinois. 2.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.