Niantic is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 592, it is the 847th largest city in Illinois and the 18145th largest city in the United States. Niantic is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 657 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Niantic has a population density of 570 people per square mile.
The average household income in Niantic is $62,504 with a poverty rate of 3.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $493 per month, and the median house value is $83,900. The median age in Niantic is 42.6 years, 42.1 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nianticwas:
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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 white people with a rate of 11.18%.
91.81% of Niantic residents speak only English, while 8.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.19% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Niantic is White, with 4.68% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Niantic is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.49%.
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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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97.11% of Niantic residents were born in the United States, with 82.65% having been born in Illinois. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.