Oak Lawn demographics profile

StatisticOak LawnIllinoisNational
Population56,77412,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,62422291
Median age40.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English72%77%79%
Speak Spanish13%13%13%
Oak Lawn, IL has a population of 56,774 and is the 701st largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,624 per sq mi which is 2880% higher than the Illinois average and 7211% higher than the national average. The median age in Oak Lawn is 41 which is approximately 9% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Oak Lawn, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 77% of Oak Lawn residents were born in Illinois, 7% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oak Lawn is 2880% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Oak Lawn is 9% higher than Illinois.
  • In Oak Lawn 81.80% of the population is White.
  • In Oak Lawn 7.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oak Lawn 2.20% of the population is Asian.

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Oak Lawn population breakdown by race

RaceOak LawnIllinoisNational
White81.80%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American7.09%14.30%12.63%
Asian2.20%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.16%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.49%2.34%3.06%
Other race6.26%5.86%4.75%
In Oak Lawn, 18.4% 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 Oak Lawn, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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