Bensenville, Illinois Population 2024

18,044

Bensenville is a city located in DuPage County Illinois. Bensenville has a 2024 population of 18,044. Bensenville is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -3.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,755 in 2020.

The average household income in Bensenville is $89,646 with a poverty rate of 8.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bensenville is 37 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Bensenville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bensenville was:

  • White: 57.39%
  • Other race: 19.39%
  • Two or more races: 11.84%
  • Black or African American: 6.61%
  • Asian: 3.14%
  • Native American: 1.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,294.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.79% (-711)
The current population of Bensenville, Illinois is 18,044 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,755.

Bensenville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,71657.39%
Other race3,62119.39%
Two or more races2,21011.84%
Black or African American1,2346.61%
Asian5873.14%
Native American2541.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander510.27%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bensenville Population by Race

Bensenville Population Pyramid 2024

Bensenville Median Age

37

Total

35.9

Male

39.1

Female

Bensenville Adults

There are 14,223 adults, (2,626 of whom are seniors) in Bensenville.

Bensenville Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bensenville Sex Ratio

Female9,15349.02%
Male9,52050.98%

Bensenville Population by Age

Bensenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,8312.6953.146.9
Married3,0633.4574.125.9
Non Family2,4231.23169
Female7423.5848.851.2
Male6033.774060
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bensenville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bensenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bensenville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.11%.

Bensenville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,801

Average Earnings

$47,429

Average Male

$42,050

Average Female

Bensenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bensenville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bensenville Language

50.06% of Bensenville residents speak only English, while 49.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.22% of the population.

Bensenville Language

Bensenville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,7241,07612.33%
Other3,57352514.69%
White7,7043804.93%
Black1,20514311.87%
Multiple2,2101265.7%
Asian587172.9%
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8.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

9.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bensenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bensenville is Other, with 14.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bensenville is Asian, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

Bensenville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.42%
High School7.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%
Some College4.77%
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Bensenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.09%
Male Unemployed6.87%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed5.29%
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Bensenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bensenville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bensenville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bensenville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bensenville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bensenville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bensenville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

378

Number of Veterans

358

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Bensenville Veterans by War

count

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Bensenville Veterans by Age

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Bensenville Veterans by Race

Bensenville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bensenville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bensenville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bensenville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bensenville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.51%

Born in Bensenville

71.1%

Native Born

28.9%

Foreign Born

15.33%

Non Citizen

13.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.1% of Bensenville residents were born in the United States, with 62.51% having been born in Illinois. 15.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bensenville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,149-179-1.03%
202817,328-179-1.02%
202717,507-179-1.01%
202617,686-179-1%
202517,865-179-0.99%
202418,044-179-0.98%
202318,223-179-0.97%
202218,402-179-0.96%
202118,581-174-0.93%
202018,7556563.62%
201918,099-167-0.91%
201818,266-127-0.69%
201718,393-64-0.35%
201618,457-46-0.25%
201518,503-50-0.27%
201418,553-37-0.2%
201318,590370.2%
201218,553430.23%
201118,510840.46%
201018,426-2,277-11%
200020,7032,93616.53%
199017,7671,66110.31%
198016,1063,15024.31%
197012,9563,81541.74%
19609,1415,387143.5%
19503,754
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Bensenville Population by Year