Calumet City, Illinois Population 2022

35,831
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Calumet City is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Calumet City has a 2020 population of 35,831. Calumet City is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,033 in 2010.

The average household income in Calumet City is $55,566 with a poverty rate of 18.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $959 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Calumet City is 37.1 years, 31.8 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Calumet City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.67%
  • White: 19.16%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Calumet City, Illinois is 35,831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,033.

Calumet City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,94319.16%
Black or African American27,77676.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.07%
Asian310.09%
Some Other Race1,1683.22%
Two or More Races2840.78%
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Calumet City Population by Race

Calumet City Population Pyramid 2022

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Calumet City Median Age

36.9


Total

33.2


Male

39.2


Female

Calumet City Adults

There are 27,729 adults, (4,879 of whom are seniors) in Calumet City.

Calumet City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Calumet City Sex Ratio

Female

19,912

54.96%

Male

16,317

45.04%

Calumet City Population by Age

Calumet City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calumet City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
Male68.8%31.2%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family52%48%
Female43%57%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calumet City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1662.5657.2
Married3,7753.2675.8
Male1,0893.9768.8
Female3,7433.6443
Non Family5,5591.0852

3.38

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Calumet City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9514.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,0118.47%
High School Graduate6,85128.84%
Some College7,37731.06%
Associates Degree2,1409.01%
Bachelors Degree3,23113.60%
Graduate Degree1,1935.02%
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Calumet City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calumet City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian25257
Black17,98516,4843,812
White2,5452,253407
2+ Races20419716
Hispanic3,0621,893199
Other Race73140514
Native American2727

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 asian people with a rate of 28.00%.

Calumet City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,483$37,719$34,246
Less Than 9th Grade$29,408$30,680$24,125
High School Graduate$30,290$36,696$21,875
Some College$35,097$35,903$34,196
Bachelors Degree$49,518$50,966$48,956
Graduate Degree$59,688$65,436$43,616

$35,483

Average Earnings

$37,719

Average Male

$34,246

Average Female

Calumet City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calumet City Language by Age

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Calumet City Language

84.19% of Calumet City residents speak only English, while 15.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.10% of the population.

Calumet City Language

Calumet City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27,6325,84821.16%
Hispanic5,29655110.40%
Multiple284269.15%
White2,9642618.81%
Other34NaN%

18.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.80%

Male Poverty Rate

20.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calumet City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calumet City is Black, with 21.16% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.16%.

Calumet City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.61%
High School19.57%
Some College13.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

Calumet City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.18%
Male Unemployed22.12%
Female Employed9.83%
Female Unemployed43.41%

Calumet City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calumet City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,640$57,864
Families$55,612$66,212
Married Families$73,414-
Non Families$31,358$40,385
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Income by Household Type

Calumet City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Calumet City Married by Age and Sex

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Calumet City Marriage

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

Calumet City Marital Status by Race

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Calumet City Marital Status

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1,103

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War149
Vietnam512
Korea35
World War II14

Calumet City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 54297
55 to 64279
65 to 74381
75+135

Calumet City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2214.08%
Black8824.18%
Hispanic441.16%

Calumet City Veterans by Race

Calumet City Veterans by Education

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8.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calumet City Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Calumet City Employment by Age

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Calumet City Employment by Race

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Calumet City 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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75.28%

Born in Calumet City

91.44%

Native Born

8.56%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

4.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.44% of Calumet City residents were born in the United States, with 75.28% having been born in Illinois. 4.01% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,9350.00%
19104,9482,0135.36%
19207,4922,5444.24%
193012,2984,8065.08%
194013,2419430.74%
195015,7992,5581.78%
196025,0009,2014.70%
197033,1078,1072.85%
198039,6976,5901.83%
199037,840-1,857-0.48%
200039,0711,2310.32%
201037,042-2,029-0.53%
201136,941-101-0.27%
201236,840-101-0.27%
201336,739-101-0.27%
201436,638-101-0.27%
201536,537-101-0.28%
201636,436-101-0.28%
201736,335-101-0.28%
201836,234-101-0.28%
201936,133-101-0.28%
202036,033-100-0.28%
202135,932-101-0.28%
202235,831-101-0.28%

Calumet City Population by Year