In 2019, Cairo, IL had a population of 2.12k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $26,439. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cairo, IL declined from 2,528 to 2,120, a −16.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,847 to $26,439, a 2.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cairo, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (66.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and White (Hispanic) (0.802%). 0% of the households in Cairo, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
100% of the residents in Cairo, IL are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Cairo, IL was $28,200, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%. Most people in Cairo, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Cairo, IL was 2 cars per household.