Bellwood is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 18,380, it is the 136th largest city in Illinois and the 1986th largest city in the United States . Bellwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,071 in 2010. Bellwood reached it's highest population of 22,096 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Bellwood has a population density of 7,664 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bellwood is $74,871 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,068 per month, and the median house value is $151,200. The median age in Bellwood is 36.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.