Bradley, Illinois Population 2022

15,323
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Bradley is a city located in Kankakee County Illinois. Bradley has a 2020 population of 15,323. Bradley is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,419 in 2010.

The average household income in Bradley is $70,911 with a poverty rate of 10.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,086 per month, and the median house value is $134,600. The median age in Bradley is 35.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Bradley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bradleywas:

  • White: 88.83%
  • Black or African American: 6.37%
  • Other race: 3.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bradley, Illinois is 15,323 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,419.

Bradley, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,58788.83%
Black or African American9746.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.07%
Asian830.54%
Some Other Race5293.46%
Two or More Races1120.73%
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Bradley Population by Race

Bradley Population Pyramid 2022

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Bradley Median Age

37.1


Total

34.6


Male

38.4


Female

Bradley Adults

There are 11,778 adults, (2,428 of whom are seniors) in Bradley.

Bradley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bradley Sex Ratio

Female

8,076

52.80%

Male

7,220

47.20%

Bradley Population by Age

Bradley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bradley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Male49%51%
Female43.1%56.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bradley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7462.6365.8
Married2,6873.3480.6
Male3103.6549
Female7563.4843.1
Non Family1,9931.257.2

3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Bradley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3943.92%
9th to 12th Grade6606.56%
High School Graduate4,06040.35%
Some College2,17321.60%
Associates Degree1,22312.16%
Bachelors Degree9919.85%
Graduate Degree5605.57%
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Bradley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bradley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian605549
Black607578182
2+ Races28207
White8,6737,9321,290
Hispanic72044138
Other Race28118611
Native American1111

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 81.67%.

Bradley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,810$50,242$32,243
Less Than 9th Grade$29,926$32,500$18,309
High School Graduate$36,781$49,423$26,089
Some College$37,379$45,526$30,476
Bachelors Degree$58,906$73,155$41,983
Graduate Degree$54,826$64,100$49,781

$40,810

Average Earnings

$50,242

Average Male

$32,243

Average Female

Bradley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bradley Language by Age

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Bradley Language

91.08% of Bradley residents speak only English, while 8.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.24% of the population.

Bradley Language

Bradley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black93622524.04%
Hispanic1,43323616.47%
Multiple1121614.29%
White12,6771,0498.27%
Other28NaN%

10.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.85%

Male Poverty Rate

10.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bradley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bradley is Black, with 24.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bradley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.37%.

Bradley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.06%
High School10.98%
Some College6.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Bradley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.83%
Male Unemployed10.20%
Female Employed3.59%
Female Unemployed17.88%

Bradley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bradley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,824$68,406
Families$68,360$79,287
Married Families$82,966-
Non Families$40,380$46,058
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Income by Household Type

Bradley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bradley Married by Age and Sex

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Bradley 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 35-44.

Bradley Marital Status by Race

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Bradley Marital Status

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776

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War78
Vietnam210
Korea68
World War II60

Bradley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3481
35 to 5489
55 to 64172
65 to 74142
75+292

Bradley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7266.85%
Black395.65%
Native American11100.00%
Hispanic475.52%

Bradley Veterans by Race

Bradley Veterans by Education

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1.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bradley Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bradley Employment by Age

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Bradley Employment by Race

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Bradley 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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81.00%

Born in Bradley

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.42% of Bradley residents were born in the United States, with 81.00% having been born in Illinois. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bradley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,0480.00%
19403,6896411.93%
19505,6992,0104.45%
19608,0822,3833.56%
19709,8811,7992.03%
198011,0151,1341.09%
199010,792-223-0.20%
200012,7841,9921.71%
201015,8953,1112.20%
201115,847-48-0.30%
201215,799-48-0.30%
201315,751-48-0.30%
201415,703-48-0.30%
201515,655-48-0.31%
201615,607-48-0.31%
201715,559-48-0.31%
201815,511-48-0.31%
201915,463-48-0.31%
202015,419-44-0.28%
202115,371-48-0.31%
202215,323-48-0.31%

Bradley Population by Year