Zeigler is a city located in Franklin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,420, it is the 582nd largest city in Illinois and the 12893rd largest city in the United States. Zeigler is currently declining at a rate of -2.20% annually and its population has decreased by -20.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,779 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Zeigler has a population density of 1,045 people per square mile.
The average household income in Zeigler is $47,933 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $47,000. The median age in Zeigler is 37.1 years, 30.5 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Zeiglerwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.02%.
98.26% of Zeigler residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Zeigler is White, with 19.87% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Zeigler is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Zeigler
100.00% of Zeigler residents were born in the United States, with 85.61% 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.