Pontiac is a city located in Livingston County Illinois. Pontiac has a 2020 population of 11,187. It is also the county seat of Livingston County. Pontiac is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -6.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,904 in 2010.
The average household income in Pontiac is $58,758 with a poverty rate of 18.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $97,000. The median age in Pontiac is 38.7 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pontiacwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.70%.
94.26% of Pontiac residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontiac is White, with 18.22% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontiac is Hispanic, with 39.84% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pontiac
97.60% of Pontiac residents were born in the United States, with 83.85% having been born in Illinois. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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