Burnham, Illinois Population 2021

4,034
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Burnham is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,034, it is the 366th largest city in Illinois and the 5388th largest city in the United States . Burnham is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -4.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,206 in 2010. Burnham reached it's highest population of 4,241 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Burnham has a population density of 2,175 people per square mile.

The average household income in Burnham is $58,669 with a poverty rate of 17.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $930 per month, and the median house value is $96,400. The median age in Burnham is 37.5 years, 33.5 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: 62.00%
  • White: 30.25%
  • Other race: 6.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Burnham, Illinois is 4,034 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,115.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,206.

Burnham, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,57862.00%
White1,25830.25%
Some Other Race2736.57%
Two or More Races320.77%
Asian120.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.12%
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Burnham Population by Race

Burnham Population Pyramid $2021

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Burnham Median Age

37.5


Total

33.5


Male

45.2


Female

Burnham Adults

There are 3,114 adults, (599 of whom are seniors) in Burnham.

Burnham Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Burnham Sex Ratio

Female

2,028

48.77%

Male

2,130

51.23%

Burnham Population by Age

Burnham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burnham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All62.3%37.7%
Female56.9%43.1%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male31.7%68.3%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burnham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4502.6862.3
Non Family6051.2152.4
Married4104.0187.8
Female3533.4256.9
Male823.7331.7

3.62

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Burnham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1555.45%
9th to 12th Grade2408.43%
High School Graduate85329.97%
Some College92632.54%
Associates Degree2227.80%
Bachelors Degree2769.70%
Graduate Degree1746.11%
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Burnham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6251,498358
Hispanic69047326
White51146063
Other Race166126
2+ Races28283
Asian12
Native American55

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 black people with a rate of 22.03%.

Burnham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,525$42,031$32,095
Less Than 9th Grade$33,102$34,250$28,558
High School Graduate$24,390$26,364$23,125
Some College$38,661$62,888$32,202
Bachelors Degree$42,031$73,277$
Graduate Degree$46,136$$46,193

$34,525

Average Earnings

$42,031

Average Male

$32,095

Average Female

Burnham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burnham Language by Age

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Burnham Language

81.28% of Burnham residents speak only English, while 18.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.55% of the population.

Burnham Language

Burnham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,47930512.30%
Hispanic99428428.57%
Other25612950.39%
White4057819.26%
Asian12541.67%

17.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.36%

Male Poverty Rate

20.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burnham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burnham is Other, with 50.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burnham is Black, with 12.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.56%.

Burnham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.61%
High School17.84%
Some College17.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%

Burnham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.01%
Male Employed7.56%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Unemployed2.70%

Burnham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burnham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,394$58,669
Families$53,125$61,512
Married Families$75,000-
Non Families$30,221$50,971
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Income by Household Type

Burnham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burnham Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Burnham Marital Status by Race

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Burnham Marital Status

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146

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
First Gulf War18
World War II12
Korea6
Second Gulf War

Burnham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+46
35 to 5441
65 to 7438
55 to 6421
18 to 34

Burnham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White787.10%
Black683.81%

Burnham Veterans by Race

Burnham Veterans by Education

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13.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burnham Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Burnham Employment by Age

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Burnham Employment by Race

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Burnham 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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75.61%

Born in Burnham

92.64%

Native Born

7.36%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

3.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.64% of Burnham residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Illinois. 4.23% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,034-27-0.66%
20204,061-27-0.66%
20194,088-27-0.66%
20184,115-41-0.99%
20174,156-34-0.81%
20164,190-27-0.64%
20154,217-19-0.45%
20144,236-5-0.12%
20134,24130.07%
20124,238110.26%
20114,227140.33%
20104,213430.10%
20004,1702540.63%
19903,916-114-0.29%
19804,0303961.04%
19703,6340.00%

Burnham Population by Year