St. Elmo is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,220, it is the 625th largest city in Illinois and the 13769th largest city in the United States. St. Elmo is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,254 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, St. Elmo has a population density of 966 people per square mile.
The average household income in St. Elmo is $49,238 with a poverty rate of 22.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $80,100. The median age in St. Elmo is 40.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Elmowas:
98.60% of St. Elmo residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Elmo is White, with 22.28% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Elmo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in St. Elmo
100.00% of St. Elmo residents were born in the United States, with 86.63% 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.