Ruma is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 313, it is the 1043rd largest city in Illinois and the 21802nd largest city in the United States. Ruma is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 313 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ruma has a population density of 422 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ruma is $70,745 with a poverty rate of 9.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $810 per month, and the median house value is $123,800. The median age in Ruma is 40.8 years, 38.6 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rumawas:
96.77% of Ruma residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruma is White, with 10.19% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruma is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.11%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ruma
97.29% of Ruma residents were born in the United States, with 74.66% having been born in Illinois. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.