Carpentersville, Illinois Population 2021

36,494
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Carpentersville is a city located in Kane County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 36,494, it is the 51st largest city in Illinois and the 1077th largest city in the United States . Carpentersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,691 in 2010. Carpentersville reached it's highest population of 38,310 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Carpentersville has a population density of 4,640 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carpentersville is $85,082 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,161 per month, and the median house value is $171,600. The median age in Carpentersville is 30 years, 30 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Carpentersville Demographics

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

  • White: 52.32%
  • Other race: 26.92%
  • Black or African American: 9.11%
  • Asian: 7.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Carpentersville, Illinois is 36,494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,634.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,691.

Carpentersville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,81352.32%
Some Other Race10,19626.92%
Black or African American3,4529.11%
Asian2,8867.62%
Two or More Races1,1673.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native3250.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.09%
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Carpentersville Population by Race

Carpentersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Carpentersville Median Age

30


Total

30


Male

30.1


Female

Carpentersville Adults

There are 25,867 adults, (2,797 of whom are seniors) in Carpentersville.

Carpentersville Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Carpentersville Sex Ratio

Female

18,953

50.04%

Male

18,919

49.96%

Carpentersville Population by Age

Carpentersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carpentersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female41.1%58.9%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carpentersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7223.5370.2
Married5,8504.281
Non Family2,4511.3467.8
Female1,6024.1841.1
Male8194.0156.8

4.05

Average Family Size

3.53

Average Household Size

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Carpentersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,18514.71%
9th to 12th Grade2,28610.56%
High School Graduate5,71426.40%
Some College4,37620.22%
Associates Degree1,8608.59%
Bachelors Degree2,92613.52%
Graduate Degree1,2986.00%
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Carpentersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carpentersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic9,3364,900725
White8,8428,2492,516
Other Race4,9862,558286
Asian1,7641,621744
Black1,5611,279207
2+ Races49934382
Native American1736425
Islander888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Carpentersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,974$43,298$30,330
Less Than 9th Grade$30,111$40,237$20,284
High School Graduate$27,635$36,738$24,851
Some College$40,157$42,500$36,038
Bachelors Degree$60,179$80,307$51,445
Graduate Degree$73,547$103,953$60,909

$37,974

Average Earnings

$43,298

Average Male

$30,330

Average Female

Carpentersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carpentersville Language by Age

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Carpentersville Language

46.46% of Carpentersville residents speak only English, while 53.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.08% of the population.

Carpentersville Language

Carpentersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,7512,39012.75%
Black3,4521,76251.04%
Other10,1191,66316.43%
White12,2611,25710.25%
Asian2,873802.78%
Multiple1,167484.11%
Islander331957.58%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carpentersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carpentersville is Islander, with 57.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carpentersville is Asian, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.37%.

Carpentersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.18%
High School11.76%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Carpentersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.33%
Male Unemployed11.72%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed4.92%

Carpentersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carpentersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,997$85,082
Families$73,272$90,899
Married Families$91,570-
Non Families$44,745$55,435
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Income by Household Type

Carpentersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carpentersville Married by Age and Sex

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Carpentersville 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 45-54.

Carpentersville Marital Status by Race

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Carpentersville Marital Status

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917

Number of Veterans

839

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam329
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War159
Korea35
World War II8

Carpentersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74293
35 to 54208
55 to 64192
18 to 34120
75+104

Carpentersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7365.12%
Hispanic1681.40%
Other Race721.10%
Black492.65%
2+ Races284.17%
Asian241.13%
Islander8100.00%

Carpentersville Veterans by Race

Carpentersville Veterans by Education

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6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carpentersville Veterans by Education

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74.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carpentersville Employment by Age

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Carpentersville Employment by Race

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Carpentersville 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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61.01%

Born in Carpentersville

72.12%

Native Born

27.88%

Foreign Born

16.89%

Non Citizen

10.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.12% of Carpentersville residents were born in the United States, with 61.01% having been born in Illinois. 16.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carpentersville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,494-380-1.03%
202036,874-380-1.02%
201937,254-380-1.01%
201837,634-341-0.90%
201737,975-193-0.51%
201638,168-142-0.37%
201538,310720.19%
201438,2381210.32%
201338,117820.22%
201238,035580.15%
201137,9772400.64%
201037,7377,1512.12%
200030,5867,5372.87%
199023,049-223-0.10%
198023,272-787-0.33%
197024,0596,6353.28%
196017,4240.00%

Carpentersville Population by Year