Burnham, Illinois Population 2024

3,785

Burnham is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Burnham has a 2024 population of 3,785. Burnham is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -6.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,035 in 2020.

The average household income in Burnham is $66,888 with a poverty rate of 11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Burnham is 36.7 years, 35.1 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Burnham Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.39%
  • White: 17.92%
  • Other race: 13.36%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,040.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.2% (-250)
The current population of Burnham, Illinois is 3,785 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,035.

Burnham, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,63465.39%
White72217.92%
Other race53813.36%
Two or more races1213%
Asian80.2%
Native American50.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burnham Population by Race

Burnham Population Pyramid 2024

Burnham Median Age

36.7

Total

35.1

Male

45.2

Female

Burnham Adults

There are 3,121 adults, (551 of whom are seniors) in Burnham.

Burnham Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnham Sex Ratio

Female2,27756.53%
Male1,75143.47%

Burnham Population by Age

Burnham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5222.4765.234.8
Non Family7031.0464.335.7
Married3934.138317
Female3903.3648.251.8
Male362.647525
showing: 5 rows

3.6

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burnham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Burnham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,641

Average Earnings

$55,000

Average Male

$34,346

Average Female

Burnham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burnham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burnham Language

78.51% of Burnham residents speak only English, while 21.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.38% of the population.

Burnham Language

Burnham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,55929911.68%
Hispanic905586.41%
White2644617.42%
Multiple1122522.32%
Other516183.49%
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11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.9%

Male Poverty Rate

8.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnham is Multiple, with 22.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnham is Other, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.

Burnham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.38%
Less Than 9th Grade10.96%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater
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Burnham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.64%
Female Unemployed7.65%
Male Employed4.91%
Female Employed3.65%
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Burnham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burnham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burnham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

21.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burnham 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 55-64.

Burnham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burnham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

96

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Burnham Veterans by War

count

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Burnham Veterans by Age

count

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Burnham Veterans by Race

Burnham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Burnham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burnham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burnham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.12%

Born in Burnham

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

4.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.63% of Burnham residents were born in the United States, with 76.12% having been born in Illinois. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burnham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,485-60-1.69%
20283,545-60-1.66%
20273,605-60-1.64%
20263,665-60-1.61%
20253,725-60-1.59%
20243,785-60-1.56%
20233,845-60-1.54%
20223,905-60-1.51%
20213,965-70-1.73%
20204,035-49-1.2%
20194,084-30-0.73%
20184,114-39-0.94%
20174,153-36-0.86%
20164,189-27-0.64%
20154,216-20-0.47%
20144,236-5-0.12%
20134,24130.07%
20124,238110.26%
20114,227140.33%
20104,213431.03%
20004,1702546.49%
19903,916-114-2.83%
19804,03039610.9%
19703,634
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Burnham Population by Year