Burnham demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,27122291
Median age34.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English78%77%79%
Speak Spanish20%13%13%
Burnham, IL has a population of 4,212 and is the 7,207th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,271 per sq mi which is 921% higher than the Illinois average and 2406% higher than the national average. The median age in Burnham is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Burnham, 32% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 20% speak Spanish. 75% of Burnham residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Burnham is 921% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Burnham is 9% lower than Illinois.
  • In Burnham 35.83% of the population is White.
  • In Burnham 58.67% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Burnham 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Burnham population breakdown by race

Black or African American58.67%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.09%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.69%2.34%3.06%
Other race4.72%5.86%4.75%
In Burnham, 26.1% 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 Burnham, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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