Statistic Kenilworth Illinois National
Population 2,356 12,671,821 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 3,879 228 91
Median age 43.5 37.4 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 73% 55% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 49% 44% 43%
Speak English 90% 77% 79%
Speak Spanish 3% 13% 13%

Overview of Kenilworth Demographics

The population in Kenilworth is 2,356, while the population density is 3,879 people per square mile, contrasting with the national average of 91. The median age stands at 43.5, with 73% of individuals aged 15 or older being married and 49% having children under 18. In terms of household income equality in Kenilworth, 6% of households report a median income below $25,000, while 74% report an income exceeding $150,000. The Kenilworth demographics data can provide invaluable insight into the composition, dynamics and needs of urban and rural areas, enabling planners, developers and policymakers to strategize effectively for the promotion of prosperity, equity and well-being for all residents in the area.

Kenilworth Racial Demographics & Ethnicity

The Kenilworth racial demographics and ethnicity breakdown serves as a critical tool for understanding and addressing systemic inequities, promoting social justice and inclusion and building stronger, more resilient communities. The racial breakdown in Kenilworth is 89.5% White, 0% Black or African American, 2.8% Asian, 0% American Indian and 0% Native Hawaiian - 5.8% of the population identify as Hispanic or Latino. Of all households, 89.9% reported speaking English only, while 2.6% reported speaking Spanish only. A total of 8.1% of residents were considered foreign born.

Kenilworth Population Density

High population density areas typically offer a diverse array of amenities and services within walking distance or a short commute, enriching residents' quality of life and well-being. Accessible healthcare facilities, educational institutions, cultural venues, restaurants, shopping and public transportation options contribute to the convenience and vibrancy of these communities. The population density of of Kenilworth is 3,879 people per square mile, which far exceeds the national average of 91 and ranks among the most densely populated cities in the nation.

Why are Demographics Important?

Social Cohesion: The analysis and understanding of demographics are essential for promoting social cohesion and fostering appreciation among diverse communities. By embracing and acknowledging differences in Kenilworth demographics, societies can promote inclusivity, diversity and social harmony while addressing social inequalities and advocating for equal opportunities. Racial demographics can reflect the diversity within a population and are instrumental in fostering inclusive and welcoming communities. Embracing ethnic diversity strengthens social connections, promotes cultural understanding and enriches society by celebrating the contributions of individuals from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Urban Development: By leveraging demographic data in Kenilworth, urban planners can tailor areas to meet the needs of any resident across housing, transportation and public services, all while fostering sustainability and elevating quality of life. Demographic changes can fuel gentrification and neighborhood transformation, whether in urban or rural settings. As neighborhoods attract newcomers with varying income levels and lifestyle preferences, property values may appreciate, potentially displacing established residents and reshaping the neighborhood's fabric. A nuanced understanding of population density, age distribution, household size and income levels is pivotal for guiding decisions on zoning, transportation infrastructure, housing development and public amenities. Utilizing the demographic data in planning and implementing affordable housing initiatives can help mitigate displacement risks and promote inclusive communities.

Policy Planning: Demographic data and statistics play a fundamental role in informing policy and decision-making processes across government entities, organizations and businesses. Through the analysis and interpretation of Kenilworth demographic data, policymakers, government officials, and organizational leaders can pinpoint areas of concern, allocate resources efficiently, and devise policies and initiatives tailored to the specific needs and preferences of distinct demographic groups. The utilization of demographics in Kenilworth can be crucial in policy planning, facilitating evidence-based decision-making, identifying key priorities, forecasting future trends, monitoring policy outcomes and advancing principles of equity and inclusion. By harnessing this data effectively, policymakers can develop policies that are targeted, effective and inclusive, thus meeting the diverse needs of communities.

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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Kenilworth is 1601% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Kenilworth is 16% higher than Illinois
  • In Kenilworth 89.47% of the population is White
  • In Kenilworth 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Kenilworth 2.80% of the population is Asian

Compare Kenilworth, IL Demographics


      Kenilworth racial demographics

      Race Kenilworth Illinois National
      White 89.47% 72.14% 73.35%
      Black 0.00% 14.30% 12.63%
      Asian 2.80% 5.10% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.04% 0.23% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.00% 0.03% 0.18%
      Mixed race 6.20% 2.34% 3.06%
      Other race 1.49% 5.86% 4.75%
      In Kenilworth, 5.8% 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 Kenilworth, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).