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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lerna is 220. Lerna, Illinois is the 16,194th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lerna was in 2000, when its population was 322. In 2000, Lerna was the 15,207th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,194th largest city in the US. Lerna is currently 31.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lerna has shrunk 31.6% since the year 2000. Lerna, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Lerna, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 201. The voting age population is 53.7% male and 46.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.3% of the residents of Lerna are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lerna are 98.8% White and 1.2% Two or more races.
In Lerna, 18.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.9%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Lerna.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.7% of Lerna residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.1% of Lerna residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.6% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lerna residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lerna is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lerna, 14.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lerna is $43,500.
In Lerna, 80.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.1% of housing units in Lerna.
Of all the housing units in Lerna, 32.9% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lerna is $521.
In Lerna, 74.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.