Calumet City, Illinois Population 2024

33,597

Calumet City is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Calumet City has a 2024 population of 33,597. Calumet City is currently declining at a rate of -1.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,914 in 2020.

The average household income in Calumet City is $67,653 with a poverty rate of 21.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Calumet City is 37.6 years, 31.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Calumet City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.46%
  • White: 16.57%
  • Other race: 8.45%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,678.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.45% (-2,317)
The current population of Calumet City, Illinois is 33,597 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,914.

Calumet City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American25,51771.46%
White5,91816.57%
Other race3,0168.45%
Two or more races1,1013.08%
Asian850.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander510.14%
Native American200.06%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Calumet City Population by Race

Calumet City Population Pyramid 2024

Calumet City Median Age

37.6

Total

31.8

Male

42

Female

Calumet City Adults

There are 27,035 adults, (4,913 of whom are seniors) in Calumet City.

Calumet City Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Calumet City Sex Ratio

Female18,78252.6%
Male16,92647.4%

Calumet City Population by Age

Calumet City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,4122.4859.140.9
Non Family5,9681.153.346.7
Married3,9603.3276.623.4
Female3,4113.5847.652.4
Male1,0733.563.636.4
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calumet City 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

Calumet City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calumet City 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 asian people with a rate of 42.35%.

Calumet City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,030

Average Earnings

$45,325

Average Male

$39,927

Average Female

Calumet City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calumet City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calumet City Language

81.82% of Calumet City residents speak only English, while 18.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.22% of the population.

Calumet City Language

Calumet City Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black25,3875,73222.58%
Hispanic6,1131,28020.94%
Other3,0161,02634.02%
Multiple1,10134731.52%
White3,2192838.79%
Islander513160.78%
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21.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.68%

Male Poverty Rate

21.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calumet City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calumet City is Islander, with 60.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calumet City is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.46%.

Calumet City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.89%
Less Than 9th Grade23.58%
Some College13.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
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Calumet City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.34%
Male Unemployed22.61%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed4.44%
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Calumet City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calumet City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calumet City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Calumet City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calumet City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Calumet City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calumet City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,005

Number of Veterans

827

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

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Calumet City Veterans by War

count

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Calumet City Veterans by Age

count

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Calumet City Veterans by Race

Calumet City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calumet City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Calumet City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calumet City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calumet City 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

73.18%

Born in Calumet City

90.29%

Native Born

9.71%

Foreign Born

5.48%

Non Citizen

4.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.29% of Calumet City residents were born in the United States, with 73.18% having been born in Illinois. 5.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calumet City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,817-556-1.77%
202831,373-556-1.74%
202731,929-556-1.71%
202632,485-556-1.68%
202533,041-556-1.65%
202433,597-556-1.63%
202334,153-556-1.6%
202234,709-556-1.58%
202135,265-649-1.81%
202035,914-3-0.01%
201935,917-306-0.84%
201836,223-377-1.03%
201736,600-337-0.91%
201636,937-263-0.71%
201537,200-198-0.53%
201437,398-56-0.15%
201337,454500.13%
201237,404940.25%
201137,3101170.31%
201037,193-1,878-4.81%
200039,0711,2313.25%
199037,840-1,857-4.68%
198039,6976,59019.91%
197033,1078,10732.43%
196025,0009,20158.24%
195015,7992,55819.32%
194013,2419437.67%
193012,2984,80664.15%
19207,4922,54451.41%
19104,9482,01368.59%
19002,935
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Calumet City Population by Year