Wadsworth demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)37822891
Median age46.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%44%43%
Speak English92%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%
Wadsworth, IL has a population of 3,646 and is the 7,857th largest city in the United States. The population density is 378 per sq mi which is 66% higher than the Illinois average and 318% higher than the national average. The median age in Wadsworth is 46 which is approximately 24% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Wadsworth, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 80% of Wadsworth residents were born in Illinois, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Wadsworth is 66% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Wadsworth is 24% higher than Illinois.
  • In Wadsworth 82.58% of the population is White.
  • In Wadsworth 12.70% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wadsworth 4.72% of the population is Asian.

Compare Wadsworth, IL Demographics To Other Cities


      Wadsworth population breakdown by race

      Black or African American12.70%14.30%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Wadsworth, 5.5% 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 Wadsworth, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).