Calumet City, Illinois Population 2021

35,359
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Calumet City is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 35,359, it is the 53rd largest city in Illinois and the 1118th largest city in the United States . Calumet City is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,042 in 2010. Calumet City reached it's highest population of 39,697 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Calumet City has a population density of 4,924 people per square mile.

The average household income in Calumet City is $55,566 with a poverty rate of 18.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. 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 City was:

  • Black or African American: 74.41%
  • White: 22.82%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Calumet City, Illinois is 35,359 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,042.

Calumet City, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American27,19974.41%
White8,34122.82%
Some Other Race6621.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1720.47%
Two or More Races1700.47%
Asian70.02%
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Calumet City Population by Race

Calumet City Population Pyramid $2021

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Calumet City Median Age

37.1


Total

31.8


Male

39.5


Female

Calumet City Adults

There are 27,917 adults, (4,793 of whom are seniors) in Calumet City.

Calumet City Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Calumet City Sex Ratio

Female

20,044

54.84%

Male

16,507

45.16%

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
Married73.2%26.8%
Male60.1%39.9%
All54.5%45.5%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female45.4%54.6%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calumet City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7882.6554.5
Non Family5,2481.0947.2
Female3,8523.5345.4
Married3,6073.5273.2
Male1,0814.1760.1

3.46

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Calumet City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2165.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,9908.35%
High School Graduate7,29830.61%
Some College7,12429.88%
Associates Degree1,9558.20%
Bachelors Degree2,83511.89%
Graduate Degree1,4265.98%
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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
Black17,46515,7873,627
Hispanic3,2262,021230
White3,0322,709406
Other Race44630815
2+ Races13913918
Native American13733

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.77%.

Calumet City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,768$35,440$32,129
Less Than 9th Grade$31,739$40,250$25,213
High School Graduate$28,895$31,301$23,523
Some College$33,379$34,262$31,855
Bachelors Degree$45,742$68,201$38,606
Graduate Degree$56,389$41,202$62,604

$33,768

Average Earnings

$35,440

Average Male

$32,129

Average Female

Calumet City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calumet City Language by Age

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Calumet City Language

82.86% of Calumet City residents speak only English, while 17.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.11% of the population.

Calumet City Language

Calumet City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27,0865,45020.12%
Hispanic5,71482914.51%
White3,4883169.06%
Native17213980.81%
Multiple1701810.59%
Other662101.51%

18.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calumet City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calumet City is Native, with 80.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calumet City is Other, with 1.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.25%.

Calumet City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.11%
High School16.79%
Some College15.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Calumet City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.16%
Male Unemployed22.67%
Female Employed9.51%
Male Employed4.07%

Calumet City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calumet City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,456$55,566
Families$52,306$63,337
Married Families$68,103-
Non Families$30,115$38,341
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Income by Household Type

Calumet City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

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 Over 65, 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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1,523

Number of Veterans

1,394

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam533
Second Gulf War304
First Gulf War200
Korea64
World War II44

Calumet City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54625
65 to 74384
55 to 64322
75+180
18 to 3412

Calumet City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,2436.02%
White2674.13%
Hispanic571.44%
Other Race132.59%

Calumet City Veterans by Race

Calumet City Veterans by Education

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10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calumet City Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

16.9%

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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71.76%

Born in Calumet City

89.86%

Native Born

10.14%

Foreign Born

5.26%

Non Citizen

4.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.86% of Calumet City residents were born in the United States, with 71.76% having been born in Illinois. 5.26% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,359-277-0.78%
202035,636-277-0.77%
201935,913-277-0.77%
201836,190-378-1.03%
201736,568-335-0.91%
201636,903-261-0.70%
201537,164-194-0.52%
201437,358-57-0.15%
201337,415500.13%
201237,365970.26%
201137,2681180.32%
201037,150-1,921-0.50%
200039,0711,2310.32%
199037,840-1,857-0.48%
198039,6976,5901.83%
197033,1078,1072.85%
196025,0009,2014.70%
195015,7992,5581.78%
194013,2419430.74%
193012,2984,8065.08%
19207,4922,5444.24%
19104,9482,0135.36%
19002,9350.00%

Calumet City Population by Year