Braidwood, Illinois Population 2022

6,194
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Braidwood is a city located in Will County Illinois. Braidwood has a 2020 population of 6,194. Braidwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,194 in 2010.

The average household income in Braidwood is $76,993 with a poverty rate of 10.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,059 per month, and the median house value is $174,700. 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 Braidwoodwas:

  • White: 96.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Braidwood, Illinois is 6,194 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,194.

Braidwood, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,13496.78%
Black or African American50.08%
Asian40.06%
Some Other Race610.96%
Two or More Races1342.11%
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Braidwood Population by Race

Braidwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Braidwood Median Age

41.5


Total

41.6


Male

41.3


Female

Braidwood Adults

There are 4,911 adults, (932 of whom are seniors) in Braidwood.

Braidwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Braidwood Sex Ratio

Female

3,089

48.74%

Male

3,249

51.26%

Braidwood Population by Age

Braidwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Braidwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All79.9%20.1%
Male69.4%30.6%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female52.4%47.6%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Braidwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4592.5779.9
Married1,3623.1993.4
Male1243.469.4
Female1662.8352.4
Non Family8071.3564.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Braidwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.23%
9th to 12th Grade1353.16%
High School Graduate1,66238.88%
Some College1,45333.99%
Associates Degree3137.32%
Bachelors Degree48311.30%
Graduate Degree2195.12%
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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
Other Race28269
White4,0203,887685
Hispanic16916217
2+ Races8580
Black54
Asian4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 32.14%.

Braidwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,096$63,920$30,018
Less Than 9th Grade$64,306$66,484$
High School Graduate$32,218$61,250$25,582
Some College$40,667$62,870$31,193
Bachelors Degree$69,417$96,154$58,878
Graduate Degree$62,903$63,387$58,125

$47,096

Average Earnings

$63,920

Average Male

$30,018

Average Female

Braidwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Braidwood Language by Age

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Braidwood Language

97.76% of Braidwood residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Braidwood Language

Braidwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
Multiple1342216.42%
Hispanic3483911.21%
White5,8555739.79%
Other6NaN%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.71%

Male Poverty Rate

11.36%

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 Other, with NaN% 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 15.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.98%.

Braidwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.10%
High School12.64%
Some College7.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Braidwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.89%
Male Unemployed62.81%
Female Employed6.90%
Female Unemployed80.85%

Braidwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Braidwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,057$87,133
Families$77,734$92,469
Married Families$95,625-
Non Families$54,629$72,200
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Income by Household Type

Braidwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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 45-54.

Braidwood Marital Status by Race

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Braidwood Marital Status

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349

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War88
First Gulf War76
Vietnam141
Korea
World War II8

Braidwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3470
35 to 5452
55 to 6464
65 to 74119
75+44

Braidwood Veterans by Age

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Braidwood Veterans by Race

Braidwood Veterans by Education

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7.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Braidwood Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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84.60%

Born in Braidwood

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Braidwood residents were born in the United States, with 84.60% having been born in Illinois. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Braidwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,5240.00%
18904,641-883-1.73%
19003,279-1,362-3.41%
19803,4291500.06%
19903,5841550.44%
20005,2031,6193.80%
20106,1919881.75%
20116,1910.00%
20126,1910.00%
20136,1910.00%
20146,1910.00%
20156,1910.00%
20166,1910.00%
20176,1910.00%
20186,1910.00%
20196,1910.00%
20206,19430.05%
20216,1940.00%
20226,1940.00%

Braidwood Population by Year