Berwyn, Illinois Population 2024

53,193

Berwyn is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Berwyn has a 2024 population of 53,193. Berwyn is currently declining at a rate of -1.69% annually and its population has decreased by -6.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,012 in 2020.

The average household income in Berwyn is $88,515 with a poverty rate of 11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Berwyn is 36.3 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Berwyn Demographics

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

  • White: 37.01%
  • Other race: 35.68%
  • Two or more races: 13.88%
  • Black or African American: 8.83%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
13,623.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.7% (-3,819)
The current population of Berwyn, Illinois is 53,193 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 57,012.

Berwyn, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,93037.01%
Other race20,18135.68%
Two or more races7,84913.88%
Black or African American4,9928.83%
Asian2,1193.75%
Native American4850.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Berwyn Population by Race

Berwyn Population Pyramid 2024

Berwyn Median Age

36.3

Total

35.6

Male

37.2

Female

Berwyn Adults

There are 42,477 adults, (7,154 of whom are seniors) in Berwyn.

Berwyn Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Berwyn Sex Ratio

Female27,58548.77%
Male28,97151.23%

Berwyn Population by Age

Berwyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,9042.8360.439.6
Married8,5453.677822
Non Family6,4781.2242.957.1
Female3,3233.4649.750.3
Male1,5583.660.139.9
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3.48

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Berwyn 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

Berwyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berwyn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.5%.

Berwyn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,495

Average Earnings

$50,572

Average Male

$41,869

Average Female

Berwyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berwyn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Berwyn Language

45.51% of Berwyn residents speak only English, while 54.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.07% of the population.

Berwyn Language

Berwyn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic34,3913,2559.46%
Other20,0932,71013.49%
Black4,9221,77135.98%
White14,6951,0437.1%
Multiple7,8492793.55%
Asian2,119854.01%
Native485336.8%
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11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berwyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berwyn is Black, with 35.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berwyn is Multiple, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.38%.

Berwyn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.49%
Some College11.75%
High School10%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
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Berwyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.76%
Female Unemployed19.38%
Female Employed5.34%
Male Employed3.7%
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Berwyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berwyn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Berwyn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Berwyn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Berwyn 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.

Berwyn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Berwyn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,476

Number of Veterans

1,433

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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Berwyn Veterans by War

count

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Berwyn Veterans by Age

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Berwyn Veterans by Race

Berwyn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berwyn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Berwyn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Berwyn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Berwyn 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

63.7%

Born in Berwyn

74.86%

Native Born

25.14%

Foreign Born

12.6%

Non Citizen

12.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.86% of Berwyn residents were born in the United States, with 63.7% having been born in Illinois. 12.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Berwyn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948,623-914-1.85%
202849,537-914-1.81%
202750,451-914-1.78%
202651,365-914-1.75%
202552,279-914-1.72%
202453,193-914-1.69%
202354,107-914-1.66%
202255,021-914-1.63%
202155,935-1,077-1.89%
202057,0122,6764.92%
201954,336-472-0.86%
201854,808-611-1.1%
201755,419-554-0.99%
201655,973-452-0.8%
201556,425-345-0.61%
201456,770-137-0.24%
201356,907270.05%
201256,880930.16%
201156,7871190.21%
201056,6682,6524.91%
200054,0168,59018.91%
199045,426-1,423-3.04%
198046,849-5,653-10.77%
197052,502-1,722-3.18%
196054,2242,9445.74%
195051,2802,8295.84%
194048,4511,4243.03%
193047,02732,877232.35%
192014,1508,309142.25%
19105,841
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Berwyn Population by Year