Cairo, IL

2,559 Population
7 square miles 366.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
366.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.6%
was 72.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.3%
was 1.4%
 
Percent Under 18
25.1%
was 25.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.2%
was 20.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
46.5%
was 45.7%
 
Median Household Income
$21,676
was $21,705
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50
48.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 76.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
3,811
was 4,601.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,954.7
was 8,589.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,697
was 1,730
 
Median Rent
$281
was $240
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,055
was 1,154
 
Homeownership Rate
57.3%
was 53.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
243.1
was 247.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
58.7%
was 51.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 97.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
74.7%
was 79.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.5%
was 10.5%
 

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