StatisticWest EnglewoodChicagoIllinois
Population density (sq mi)9,74611,938228
Median age36.033.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Englewood is 18% lower than Chicago
  • The median age in West Englewood is 6% higher than Chicago
  • In West Englewood 2.21% of the population is White
  • In West Englewood 91.82% of the population is Black
  • In West Englewood 0.02% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics


      West Englewood population breakdown by race

      RaceWest EnglewoodChicagoIllinois
      American Indian0.04%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race1.46%2.52%2.34%
      Other race4.42%11.44%5.86%
      In West Englewood, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Englewood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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