South Lawndale demographics profile

StatisticSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
Population density (sq mi)16,54011,938222
Median age29.333.937.4
Male/Female ratio1.3:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%
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  • The population density in South Lawndale is 39% higher than Chicago.
  • The median age in South Lawndale is 14% lower than Chicago.
  • In South Lawndale 56.83% of the population is White.
  • In South Lawndale 12.12% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Lawndale 0.27% of the population is Asian.

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South Lawndale population breakdown by race

RaceSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
Black or African American12.12%30.95%14.30%
American Indian0.54%0.29%0.23%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race1.04%2.52%2.34%
Other race29.19%11.44%5.86%
In South Lawndale, 29.1% 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 South Lawndale, Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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