Bradley, Illinois Population 2021

15,354
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Bradley is a city located in Kankakee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 15,354, it is the 159th largest city in Illinois and the 2282nd largest city in the United States . Bradley is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,895 in 2010. Bradley reached it's highest population of 15,912 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Bradley has a population density of 2,216 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bradley is $70,911 with a poverty rate of 10.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,043 per month, and the median house value is $135,200. 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 Bradley was:

  • White: 88.81%
  • Black or African American: 6.51%
  • Other race: 3.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bradley, Illinois is 15,354 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,895.

Bradley, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,64988.81%
Black or African American1,0006.51%
Some Other Race5113.33%
Two or More Races1030.67%
Asian940.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.07%
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Bradley Population by Race

Bradley Population Pyramid $2021

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Bradley Median Age

35.3


Total

34.3


Male

37.5


Female

Bradley Adults

There are 11,648 adults, (2,289 of whom are seniors) in Bradley.

Bradley Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bradley Sex Ratio

Female

8,097

52.69%

Male

7,271

47.31%

Bradley Population by Age

Bradley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bradley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
Male73.5%26.5%
All66%34%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female45.2%54.8%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bradley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6072.7166
Married2,7203.3977.7
Non Family1,8751.2156.9
Female7973.5145.2
Male2154.2473.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Bradley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3873.86%
9th to 12th Grade6286.27%
High School Graduate3,70837.01%
Some College2,50124.97%
Associates Degree1,04510.43%
Bachelors Degree1,13611.34%
Graduate Degree6136.12%
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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
White8,4177,7631,436
Hispanic87153443
Black664646224
Other Race2271247
Asian726656
2+ Races28183
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 77.78%.

Bradley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,870$52,701$35,016
Less Than 9th Grade$30,172$31,120$16,250
High School Graduate$40,196$51,765$26,750
Some College$36,974$46,071$31,469
Bachelors Degree$58,367$65,000$44,063
Graduate Degree$58,500$60,268$58,125

$41,870

Average Earnings

$52,701

Average Male

$35,016

Average Female

Bradley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bradley Language by Age

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Bradley Language

88.97% of Bradley residents speak only English, while 11.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.64% of the population.

Bradley Language

Bradley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,3141,1179.07%
Hispanic1,85327915.06%
Black95619720.61%
Other511152.94%
Multiple1031211.65%

10.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bradley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bradley is Black, with 20.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bradley is Other, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

Bradley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.60%
High School11.20%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Bradley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Unemployed14.49%
Male Employed5.13%
Female Employed3.47%

Bradley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bradley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,012$70,911
Families$72,245$81,782
Married Families$85,073-
Non Families$37,044$46,387
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Income by Household Type

Bradley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bradley Marital Status by Race

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Bradley Marital Status

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806

Number of Veterans

741

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam264
Second Gulf War122
First Gulf War87
World War II61
Korea59

Bradley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+264
65 to 74195
55 to 64165
18 to 3493
35 to 5489

Bradley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7537.23%
Hispanic545.19%
Black425.44%
Native American11100.00%

Bradley Veterans by Race

Bradley Veterans by Education

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1.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bradley Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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78.92%

Born in Bradley

94.85%

Native Born

5.15%

Foreign Born

3.70%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.85% of Bradley residents were born in the United States, with 78.92% having been born in Illinois. 3.70% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,354200.13%
202015,334200.13%
201915,314200.13%
201815,294-50-0.33%
201715,344-86-0.56%
201615,430-110-0.71%
201515,540-85-0.54%
201415,625-115-0.73%
201315,740-100-0.63%
201215,840-72-0.45%
201115,912230.14%
201015,8893,1052.20%
200012,7841,9921.71%
199010,792-223-0.20%
198011,0151,1341.09%
19709,8811,7992.03%
19608,0822,3833.56%
19505,6992,0104.45%
19403,6896411.93%
19303,0480.00%

Bradley Population by Year