Freeport demographics profile

StatisticFreeportIllinoisNational
Population24,78412,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,10722291
Median age42.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%
Freeport, IL has a population of 24,784 and is the 1,755th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,107 per sq mi which is 848% higher than the Illinois average and 2225% higher than the national average. The median age in Freeport is 43 which is approximately 14% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Freeport, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 73% of Freeport residents were born in Illinois, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Freeport is 848% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Freeport is 14% higher than Illinois.
  • In Freeport 76.53% of the population is White.
  • In Freeport 16.89% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Freeport 1.13% of the population is Asian.

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Freeport population breakdown by race

RaceFreeportIllinoisNational
White76.53%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American16.89%14.30%12.63%
Asian1.13%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.45%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.01%5.86%4.75%
In Freeport, 5.1% 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 Freeport, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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