Marissa is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,803, it is the 519th largest city in Illinois and the 11503rd largest city in the United States. Marissa is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,833 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Marissa has a population density of 250 people per square mile.
The average household income in Marissa is $49,463 with a poverty rate of 16.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $76,100. The median age in Marissa is 49.6 years, 48 years for males, and 51 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marissawas:
96.94% of Marissa residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Marissa is White, with 16.16% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Marissa is Multiple, with 30.77% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Marissa
99.60% of Marissa residents were born in the United States, with 78.94% having been born in Illinois. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.