Bensenville, Illinois Population 2021

17,740
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Bensenville is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 17,740, it is the 143rd largest city in Illinois and the 2050th largest city in the United States . Bensenville is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,352 in 2010. Bensenville reached it's highest population of 20,703 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Bensenville has a population density of 3,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bensenville is $76,195 with a poverty rate of 10.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,128 per month, and the median house value is $217,300. The median age in Bensenville is 36.1 years, 34.7 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Bensenville Demographics

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

  • White: 73.15%
  • Other race: 14.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Asian: 4.19%
  • Black or African American: 3.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Bensenville, Illinois is 17,740 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,352.

Bensenville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,37273.15%
Some Other Race2,65214.51%
Two or More Races8144.45%
Asian7664.19%
Black or African American6083.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.12%
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Bensenville Population by Race

Bensenville Population Pyramid $2021

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Bensenville Median Age

36.1


Total

34.7


Male

38.1


Female

Bensenville Adults

There are 14,383 adults, (2,592 of whom are seniors) in Bensenville.

Bensenville Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bensenville Sex Ratio

Female

8,942

48.91%

Male

9,339

51.09%

Bensenville Population by Age

Bensenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bensenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67%33%
All50.4%49.6%
Male38.1%61.9%
Female36.6%63.4%
Non Family35.4%64.6%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bensenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5592.7450.4
Married3,0373.5667
Non Family2,2661.2435.4
Female7293.3836.6
Male5273.5538.1

3.41

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Bensenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,77214.11%
9th to 12th Grade9597.64%
High School Graduate3,80930.33%
Some College2,36918.86%
Associates Degree8987.15%
Bachelors Degree2,08316.58%
Graduate Degree6705.33%
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Bensenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bensenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0085,5301,647
Hispanic5,4123,220565
Other Race1,527666142
Asian605584392
Black468428119
2+ Races37225077
Native American2222
Islander1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.79%.

Bensenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,170$42,485$31,215
Less Than 9th Grade$25,487$32,763$20,673
High School Graduate$34,093$40,630$29,496
Some College$38,108$47,434$32,174
Bachelors Degree$43,828$58,148$42,089
Graduate Degree$65,370$90,735$58,190

$36,170

Average Earnings

$42,485

Average Male

$31,215

Average Female

Bensenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bensenville Language by Age

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Bensenville Language

42.08% of Bensenville residents speak only English, while 57.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.73% of the population.

Bensenville Language

Bensenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,9771,22613.66%
White7,4856548.74%
Other2,62949118.68%
Multiple8149812.04%
Black588213.57%
Asian757101.32%

10.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bensenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bensenville is Other, with 18.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bensenville is Asian, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Bensenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.86%
High School8.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%
Some College4.11%

Bensenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.27%
Male Unemployed30.34%
Female Employed4.99%
Male Employed3.87%

Bensenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bensenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,756$76,195
Families$75,676$86,259
Married Families$90,625-
Non Families$43,211$49,373
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Income by Household Type

Bensenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bensenville Married by Age and Sex

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Bensenville Marriage

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

Bensenville Marital Status by Race

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Bensenville Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

462

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam157
Second Gulf War94
Korea38
World War II37
First Gulf War37

Bensenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+176
65 to 74121
18 to 3477
35 to 5459
55 to 6457

Bensenville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4484.12%
Hispanic791.22%
Other Race191.05%
Black132.50%
Asian101.50%

Bensenville Veterans by Race

Bensenville Veterans by Education

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3.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bensenville Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Bensenville Employment by Age

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Bensenville Employment by Race

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Bensenville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.77%

Born in Bensenville

65.13%

Native Born

34.87%

Foreign Born

20.07%

Non Citizen

14.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.13% of Bensenville residents were born in the United States, with 55.77% having been born in Illinois. 20.07% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,740-152-0.85%
202017,892-152-0.84%
201918,044-152-0.84%
201818,196-132-0.72%
201718,328-70-0.38%
201618,398-45-0.24%
201518,443-49-0.26%
201418,492-37-0.20%
201318,529370.20%
201218,492420.23%
201118,450830.45%
201018,367-2,336-1.19%
200020,7032,9361.54%
199017,7671,6610.99%
198016,1063,1502.20%
197012,9563,8153.55%
19609,1415,3879.31%
19503,7540.00%

Bensenville Population by Year