Carol Stream, Illinois Population 2024

38,320

Carol Stream is a city located in DuPage County Illinois. Carol Stream has a 2024 population of 38,320. Carol Stream is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Carol Stream is $118,888 with a poverty rate of 7.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carol Stream is 39.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Carol Stream Demographics

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

  • White: 59.43%
  • Asian: 19.17%
  • Two or more races: 7.81%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Other race: 6.29%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
Land Area (mi²)
9.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,207.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.62% (-1,439)
The current population of Carol Stream, Illinois is 38,320 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 39,759.

Carol Stream, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,56659.43%
Asian7,60419.17%
Two or more races3,0967.81%
Black or African American2,6976.8%
Other race2,4956.29%
Native American1410.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander570.14%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carol Stream Population by Race

Carol Stream Population Pyramid 2024

Carol Stream Median Age

39.4

Total

37.2

Male

41.6

Female

Carol Stream Adults

There are 31,333 adults, (6,227 of whom are seniors) in Carol Stream.

Carol Stream Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Carol Stream Sex Ratio

Female19,95650.32%
Male19,70049.68%

Carol Stream Population by Age

Carol Stream Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,4282.7267.632.4
Married8,3513.2981.918.1
Non Family3,8491.2251.148.9
Female1,9103.1540.559.5
Male3183.4556.343.7
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carol Stream 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

Carol Stream Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carol Stream Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.23%.

Carol Stream Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,211

Average Earnings

$67,963

Average Male

$47,402

Average Female

Carol Stream Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carol Stream Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carol Stream Language

63.94% of Carol Stream residents speak only English, while 36.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.75% of the population.

Carol Stream Language

Carol Stream Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,4521,07316.63%
White21,1148664.1%
Asian7,60478010.26%
Multiple3,09433410.8%
Other2,49329911.99%
Black2,67727210.16%
Native1411712.06%
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7.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carol Stream

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carol Stream is Hispanic, with 16.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carol Stream is White, with 4.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.45%.

Carol Stream Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.89%
High School6.84%
Some College5.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
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Carol Stream Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.62%
Male Unemployed10.19%
Male Employed3.89%
Female Employed3.13%
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Carol Stream Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carol Stream Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carol Stream Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carol Stream Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carol Stream 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.

Carol Stream Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carol Stream Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,053

Number of Veterans

988

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

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Carol Stream Veterans by War

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Carol Stream Veterans by Age

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Carol Stream Veterans by Race

Carol Stream Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carol Stream Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carol Stream Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carol Stream Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carol Stream 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

59.6%

Born in Carol Stream

73.99%

Native Born

26.01%

Foreign Born

9.03%

Non Citizen

16.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.99% of Carol Stream residents were born in the United States, with 59.6% having been born in Illinois. 9.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carol Stream Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,510-362-0.98%
202836,872-362-0.97%
202737,234-362-0.96%
202637,596-362-0.95%
202537,958-362-0.94%
202438,320-362-0.94%
202338,682-362-0.93%
202239,044-362-0.92%
202139,406-353-0.89%
202039,7596101.56%
201939,149-338-0.86%
201839,487-293-0.74%
201739,780-126-0.32%
201639,906-207-0.52%
201540,113-13-0.03%
201440,126220.05%
201340,1041280.32%
201239,9762040.51%
201139,7722290.58%
201039,543-895-2.21%
200040,4388,72227.5%
199031,71616,244104.99%
198015,47211,038248.94%
19704,4343,634454.25%
1960800
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Carol Stream Population by Year