Maroa is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,533, it is the 557th largest city in Illinois and the 12421st largest city in the United States. Maroa is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,577 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Maroa has a population density of 869 people per square mile.
The average household income in Maroa is $74,638 with a poverty rate of 4.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $101,800. The median age in Maroa is 41.1 years, 37.6 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maroawas:
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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.
88.57% of Maroa residents speak only English, while 11.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Maroa is White, with 5.54% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Maroa is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Maroa
92.23% of Maroa residents were born in the United States, with 76.39% having been born in Illinois. 7.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.