Ransom is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 292, it is the 1064th largest city in Illinois and the 22164th largest city in the United States. Ransom is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 308 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ransom has a population density of 292 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ransom is $79,408 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $91,200. The median age in Ransom is 36.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ransomwas:
93.13% of Ransom residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ransom is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ransom is Hispanic, with 70.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ransom
99.15% of Ransom residents were born in the United States, with 87.04% 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 Latin America.