Mounds is a city located in Pulaski County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 631, it is the 820th largest city in Illinois and the 17752nd largest city in the United States. Mounds is currently declining at a rate of -2.32% annually and its population has decreased by -31.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 916 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mounds has a population density of 523 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mounds is $29,561 with a poverty rate of 32.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $22,300. The median age in Mounds is 36.5 years, 33.5 years for males, and 52.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moundswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 9.20%.
97.64% of Mounds residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mounds is White, with 63.38% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mounds is Hispanic, with 15.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.03%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mounds
97.60% of Mounds residents were born in the United States, with 70.52% 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 Europe.