Berwyn, Illinois Population 2020

53,803

Berwyn is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 53,803, it is the 25th largest city in Illinois and the 734th largest city in the United States. Berwyn is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,657 in 2010. Berwyn reached it's highest population of 56,938 in 2013. Spanning over 4 miles, Berwyn has a population density of 13,780 people per square mile.

The average household income in Berwyn is $72,457 with a poverty rate of 13.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $192,700. The median age in Berwyn is 35.1 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Berwyn Demographics

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

  • White: 56.00%
  • Other race: 30.85%
  • Black or African American: 6.79%
  • Asian: 3.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.50%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Berwyn, Illinois is 53,803, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,917.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,657.

Berwyn, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,33056.00%
Some Other Race17,25930.85%
Black or African American3,7996.79%
Asian1,9433.47%
Two or More Races1,3972.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2210.40%

Berwyn Population Pyramid 2020

Berwyn Median Age

35.1


Total

34.5


Male

35.8


Female

Berwyn Adults

There are 41,655 adults, (6,001 of whom are seniors) in Berwyn.

Berwyn Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Berwyn Sex Ratio

Female

28,352

50.67%

Male

27,597

49.33%

Berwyn Households and Families

Berwyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Berwyn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All58.5%41.5%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Female39.7%60.3%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2253.0658.5
Married8,2643.9576.5
Non Family5,6861.3142.4
Female2,9373.6639.7
Male1,3383.756.1

3.73

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Berwyn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,94711.12%
9th to 12th Grade3,2179.06%
High School Graduate10,25128.88%
Some College7,26720.47%
Associates Degree2,7827.84%
Bachelors Degree5,46715.40%
Graduate Degree2,5677.23%

Berwyn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,35413,6142,306
White11,72510,8674,191
Other Race9,4736,756775
Black2,6532,260491
Asian1,5891,488883
Multiple Races709596299
Native American18311637

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,851$40,587$31,765
Less Than High School$27,736$30,429$22,099
High School Grad$31,870$37,085$24,239
Some College$35,544$40,677$31,661
Bachelors Degree$51,344$54,688$47,527
Graduate Degree$63,694$76,974$53,173

$35,851

Average Earnings

$40,587

Average Male

$31,765

Average Female

Berwyn Language

Berwyn Language by Age

Berwyn Language

40.02% of Berwyn residents speak only English, while 59.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.27% of the population.

Berwyn Poverty

Berwyn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,2375,27214.96%
Other17,1992,67815.57%
White14,4301,1938.27%
Black3,78971818.95%
Multiple1,3971097.80%
Asian1,943995.10%

13.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berwyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berwyn is Black, with 18.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berwyn is Asian, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.91%
High School14.55%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.47%
Female Unemployed23.57%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed4.81%

Berwyn Income

Berwyn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,811$72,457
Families$68,799$79,783
Married Families$81,124-
Non Families$37,660$50,875

Berwyn Marital Status

Berwyn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Berwyn Married by Age and Sex

Berwyn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Berwyn Marital Status by Race

Berwyn Veterans

1,852

Number of Veterans

1,775

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam673
Korea288
First Gulf War280
Second Gulf War255
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
75+448
55 to 64420
65 to 74408
35 to 54382
18 to 34194
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2945.42%
Hispanic3871.60%
Black2919.64%
Other1221.03%
2 or More9010.54%
Asian372.10%
Indian188.49%

$Berwyn Veterans by Education

7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berwyn Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Berwyn Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.67%

Born in Illinois

72.10%

Native Born

27.90%

Foreign Born

13.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.10% of Berwyn residents were born in the United States, with 61.67% having been born in Illinois. 13.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,803-557-1.02%
201954,360-557-1.01%
201854,917-563-1.01%
201755,480-557-0.99%
201656,037-440-0.78%
201556,477-335-0.59%
201456,812-126-0.22%
201356,938380.07%
201256,9001060.19%
201156,7941210.21%
201056,6732,6570.48%
200054,0168,5901.75%
199045,426-1,423-0.31%
198046,849-5,653-1.13%
197052,502-1,722-0.32%
196054,2242,9440.56%
195051,2802,8290.57%
194048,4511,4240.30%
193047,02732,87712.76%
192014,1508,3099.25%
19105,8410.00%