New Salem is a city located in Pike County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 117, it is the 1267th largest city in Illinois and the 26217th largest city in the United States. New Salem is currently declining at a rate of -1.68% annually and its population has decreased by -3.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 121 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, New Salem has a population density of 112 people per square mile.
The average household income in New Salem is $66,364 with a poverty rate of 20.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $84,200. The median age in New Salem is 34.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Salemwas:
100.00% of New Salem residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in New Salem is White, with 20.29% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in New Salem is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 76.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in New Salem
100.00% of New Salem residents were born in the United States, with 62.32% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.