McLeansboro is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,633, it is the 453rd largest city in Illinois and the 9506th largest city in the United States. McLeansboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,675 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, McLeansboro has a population density of 936 people per square mile.
The average household income in McLeansboro is $57,522 with a poverty rate of 15.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in McLeansboro is 43.1 years, 41.4 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of McLeansborowas:
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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 27.06%.
97.29% of McLeansboro residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in McLeansboro is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in McLeansboro is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in McLeansboro
97.79% of McLeansboro residents were born in the United States, with 81.53% having been born in Illinois. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.