Mount Olive is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,999, it is the 497th largest city in Illinois and the 10952nd largest city in the United States. Mount Olive is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,052 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mount Olive has a population density of 1,733 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mount Olive is $62,253 with a poverty rate of 12.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Mount Olive is 40.9 years, 43.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Olivewas:
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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%.
98.92% of Mount Olive residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Olive is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Olive is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.77%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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99.66% of Mount Olive residents were born in the United States, with 83.04% having been born in Illinois. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.