StatisticWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
Population27,42012,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,81022891
Median age33.237.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%44%43%
Speak English45%77%79%
Speak Spanish46%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Chicago is 694% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in West Chicago is 11% lower than Illinois
  • In West Chicago 81.27% of the population is White
  • In West Chicago 2.04% of the population is Black
  • In West Chicago 6.83% of the population is Asian

Compare West Chicago, IL Demographics

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      West Chicago population breakdown by race

      RaceWest ChicagoIllinoisNational
      White81.27%72.14%73.35%
      Black2.04%14.30%12.63%
      Asian6.83%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.05%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.27%2.34%3.06%
      Other race7.53%5.86%4.75%
      In West Chicago, 52.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Chicago age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The West Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).