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Marengo, IL
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Marengo profile

Living in Marengo

Marengo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,565 people and two associated neighborhoods, Marengo is the 269th largest community in Illinois.

Marengo real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Marengo house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

As is often the case in a small city, Marengo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Marengo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.83% of adults 25 and older in Marengo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Marengo in 2018 was $35,338, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,352 for a family of four. However, Marengo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Marengo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marengo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marengo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Marengo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marengo include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Marengo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.