Olympia Fields demographics profile

StatisticOlympia FieldsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)1,66322291
Median age53.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1822%44%43%
Speak English94%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Olympia Fields, IL has a population of 4,888 and is the 6,578th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,663 per sq mi which is 648% higher than the Illinois average and 1736% higher than the national average. The median age in Olympia Fields is 53 which is approximately 43% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Olympia Fields, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 70% of Olympia Fields residents were born in Illinois, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Olympia Fields is 648% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Olympia Fields is 43% higher than Illinois.
  • In Olympia Fields 24.73% of the population is White.
  • In Olympia Fields 71.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Olympia Fields 1.25% of the population is Asian.

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Olympia Fields population breakdown by race

RaceOlympia FieldsIllinoisNational
Black or African American71.71%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.11%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.20%5.86%4.75%
In Olympia Fields, 0.7% 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 Olympia Fields, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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