StatisticCalumet CityIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)5,16822891
Median age36.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English85%77%79%
Speak Spanish12%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Calumet City is 2167% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Calumet City is 3% lower than Illinois
  • In Calumet City 21.53% of the population is White
  • In Calumet City 73.84% of the population is Black
  • In Calumet City 0.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Calumet City, IL Demographics


      Calumet City population breakdown by race

      RaceCalumet CityIllinoisNational
      American Indian0.38%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.77%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.19%5.86%4.75%
      In Calumet City, 14.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Calumet City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Calumet City, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).