Robinson is a city located in Crawford County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Crawford County. With a 2020 population of 7,038, it is the 284th largest city in Illinois and the 5325th largest city in the United States. Robinson is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,431 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Robinson has a population density of 1,498 people per square mile.
The average household income in Robinson is $58,787 with a poverty rate of 15.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $654 per month, and the median house value is $80,800. The median age in Robinson is 38.1 years, 37.1 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Robinsonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.00%.
94.61% of Robinson residents speak only English, while 5.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Robinson is White, with 15.39% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Robinson is Multiple, with 25.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.65%.
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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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97.85% of Robinson residents were born in the United States, with 63.34% having been born in Illinois. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.