Braidwood, Illinois Population 2021

6,152
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Braidwood is a city located in Will County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 6,152, it is the 295th largest city in Illinois and the 4257th largest city in the United States . Braidwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,191 in 2010. Braidwood reached it's highest population of 6,248 in 2012. Spanning over 5 miles, Braidwood has a population density of 1,160 people per square mile.

The average household income in Braidwood is $76,993 with a poverty rate of 12.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $979 per month, and the median house value is $162,400. The median age in Braidwood is 39.9 years, 38.8 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Braidwood Demographics

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

  • White: 95.89%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Braidwood, Illinois is 6,152 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,203.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,191.

Braidwood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,11595.89%
Two or More Races1762.76%
Some Other Race530.83%
Black or African American190.30%
Asian140.22%
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Braidwood Population by Race

Braidwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Braidwood Median Age

39.9


Total

38.8


Male

40.2


Female

Braidwood Adults

There are 4,911 adults, (846 of whom are seniors) in Braidwood.

Braidwood Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Braidwood Sex Ratio

Female

2,950

46.26%

Male

3,427

53.74%

Braidwood Population by Age

Braidwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Braidwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All77.8%22.2%
Male72.8%27.2%
Female66%34%
Non Family62.6%37.4%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Braidwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5122.5377.8
Married1,1943.3492.5
Non Family9361.2562.6
Female209366
Male1733.3972.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Braidwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.42%
9th to 12th Grade1754.05%
High School Graduate1,82142.09%
Some College1,28629.73%
Associates Degree4009.25%
Bachelors Degree47611.00%
Graduate Degree1503.47%
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Braidwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Braidwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0193,834619
Hispanic1821827
2+ Races9292
Black1917
Other Race1818
Asian148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.40%.

Braidwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,625$56,500$28,070
Less Than 9th Grade$63,611$65,500$
High School Graduate$27,660$42,043$18,856
Some College$39,031$60,197$29,671
Bachelors Degree$59,700$69,808$56,563
Graduate Degree$51,989$58,250$

$41,625

Average Earnings

$56,500

Average Male

$28,070

Average Female

Braidwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Braidwood Language by Age

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Braidwood Language

97.10% of Braidwood residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Braidwood Language

Braidwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,76363811.07%
Hispanic4056014.81%
Multiple1765732.39%
Black1919100.00%
Other53611.32%

12.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Braidwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Braidwood is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Braidwood is White, with 11.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.13%.

Braidwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.65%
High School17.96%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%

Braidwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.33%
Male Unemployed57.58%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed6.30%

Braidwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Braidwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,074$76,993
Families$72,837$84,444
Married Families$87,875-
Non Families$50,000$60,106
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Income by Household Type

Braidwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Braidwood Married by Age and Sex

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Braidwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Braidwood Marital Status by Race

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Braidwood Marital Status

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454

Number of Veterans

433

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War86
World War II11
Korea

Braidwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74149
35 to 54120
55 to 6468
18 to 3463
75+54

Braidwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4549.61%
Hispanic197.98%

Braidwood Veterans by Race

Braidwood Veterans by Education

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18.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Braidwood Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Braidwood Employment by Age

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Braidwood Employment by Race

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Braidwood 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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83.61%

Born in Braidwood

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Braidwood residents were born in the United States, with 83.61% having been born in Illinois. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Braidwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,152-17-0.28%
20206,169-17-0.27%
20196,186-17-0.27%
20186,203-14-0.23%
20176,217-13-0.21%
20166,23010.02%
20156,2290.00%
20146,229-4-0.06%
20136,233-15-0.24%
20126,24860.10%
20116,24260.10%
20106,2361,0331.83%
20005,2031,6193.80%
19903,5841550.44%
19803,4291500.06%
19003,279-1,362-3.41%
18904,641-883-1.73%
18805,5240.00%

Braidwood Population by Year