Braidwood demographics profile

StatisticBraidwoodIllinoisNational
Population6,10212,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,14022291
Median age44.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Braidwood, IL has a population of 6,102 and is the 5,698th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,140 per sq mi which is 413% higher than the Illinois average and 1159% higher than the national average. The median age in Braidwood is 44 which is approximately 18% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Braidwood, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 85% of Braidwood residents were born in Illinois, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Braidwood is 413% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Braidwood is 18% higher than Illinois.
  • In Braidwood 97.35% of the population is White.
  • In Braidwood 0.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Braidwood 0.28% of the population is Asian.

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Braidwood population breakdown by race

RaceBraidwoodIllinoisNational
White97.35%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American0.54%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.28%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.31%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.52%5.86%4.75%
In Braidwood, 5.3% 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 Braidwood, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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