Rock Island is a city located in Rock Island County Illinois. Rock Island has a 2020 population of 36,411. It is also the county seat of Rock Island County. Rock Island is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -6.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,978 in 2010.
The average household income in Rock Island is $62,049 with a poverty rate of 21.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $104,600. The median age in Rock Island is 36 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rock Islandwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.56%.
86.06% of Rock Island residents speak only English, while 13.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rock Island is Islander, with 62.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rock Island is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rock Island
90.00% of Rock Island residents were born in the United States, with 61.34% having been born in Illinois. 6.07% 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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