Oak Park demographics profile

StatisticOak ParkIllinoisNational
Population51,98912,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,06222291
Median age39.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English87%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%
Oak Park, IL has a population of 51,989 and is the 778th largest city in the United States. The population density is 11,062 per sq mi which is 4876% higher than the Illinois average and 12110% higher than the national average. The median age in Oak Park is 39 which is approximately 5% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Oak Park, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 60% of Oak Park residents were born in Illinois, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Oak Park is 4876% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Oak Park is 5% higher than Illinois.
  • In Oak Park 67.02% of the population is White.
  • In Oak Park 21.13% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oak Park 4.90% of the population is Asian.

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Oak Park population breakdown by race

RaceOak ParkIllinoisNational
White67.02%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American21.13%14.30%12.63%
Asian4.90%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.05%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.51%2.34%3.06%
Other race2.29%5.86%4.75%
In Oak Park, 7.7% 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 Park, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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