Wenona is a city located in Marshall County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 958, it is the 697th largest city in Illinois and the 15159th largest city in the United States. Wenona is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 974 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wenona has a population density of 1,302 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wenona is $58,672 with a poverty rate of 19.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $649 per month, and the median house value is $92,600. The median age in Wenona is 36.2 years, 40.5 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wenonawas:
96.00% of Wenona residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wenona is White, with 18.55% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wenona is Multiple, with 23.53% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.44%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wenona
96.01% of Wenona residents were born in the United States, with 83.66% having been born in Illinois. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.