Arcola demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,44322291
Median age35.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English71%77%79%
Speak Spanish28%13%13%
Arcola, IL has a population of 2,881 and is the 9,011th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,443 per sq mi which is 549% higher than the Illinois average and 1493% higher than the national average. The median age in Arcola is 35 which is approximately 6% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Arcola, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 28% speak Spanish. 70% of Arcola residents were born in Illinois, 14% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Arcola is 549% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Arcola is 6% lower than Illinois.
  • In Arcola 92.33% of the population is White.
  • In Arcola 0.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Arcola 0.14% of the population is Asian.

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Arcola population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.66%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.88%2.34%3.06%
Other race3.99%5.86%4.75%
In Arcola, 34.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Arcola, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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