StatisticWest Garfield ParkChicagoIllinois
Population density (sq mi)13,34511,938228
Median age28.933.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Garfield Park is 12% higher than Chicago
  • The median age in West Garfield Park is 15% lower than Chicago
  • In West Garfield Park 2.16% of the population is White
  • In West Garfield Park 95.58% of the population is Black
  • In West Garfield Park 0.19% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics


      West Garfield Park population breakdown by race

      RaceWest Garfield ParkChicagoIllinois
      American Indian0.13%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race0.47%2.52%2.34%
      Other race1.46%11.44%5.86%
      In West Garfield Park, 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 Garfield Park age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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