Prophetstown is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,920, it is the 507th largest city in Illinois and the 11175th largest city in the United States. Prophetstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,946 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Prophetstown has a population density of 1,434 people per square mile.
The average household income in Prophetstown is $67,167 with a poverty rate of 9.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $96,700. The median age in Prophetstown is 47.4 years, 45.3 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prophetstownwas:
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 20.47%.
99.20% of Prophetstown residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Prophetstown is Black, with 63.16% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Prophetstown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.31%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Prophetstown
98.83% of Prophetstown residents were born in the United States, with 73.49% 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.