Bellwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,98322291
Median age35.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English82%77%79%
Speak Spanish16%13%13%
Bellwood, IL has a population of 19,146 and is the 2,270th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,983 per sq mi which is 3491% higher than the Illinois average and 8712% higher than the national average. The median age in Bellwood is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Bellwood, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 70% of Bellwood residents were born in Illinois, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bellwood is 3491% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Bellwood is 5% lower than Illinois.
  • In Bellwood 15.91% of the population is White.
  • In Bellwood 74.73% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bellwood 1.00% of the population is Asian.

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Bellwood population breakdown by race

Black or African American74.73%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.28%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.29%2.34%3.06%
Other race5.79%5.86%4.75%
In Bellwood, 19.4% 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 Bellwood, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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