StatisticSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
Population73,5192,714,01712,671,821
Population density (sq mi)16,54011,938228
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In South Lawndale 0.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics

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      South Lawndale population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth LawndaleChicagoIllinois
      White56.83%48.69%72.14%
      Black12.12%30.95%14.30%
      Asian0.27%6.09%5.10%
      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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      South Lawndale age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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