Chatham, Illinois Population 2024

14,464

Chatham is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. Chatham has a 2024 population of 14,464. Chatham is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,408 in 2020.

The average household income in Chatham is $121,192 with a poverty rate of 3.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chatham is 34.8 years, 38 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Chatham Demographics

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

  • White: 91.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 2.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,980.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.39% (56)
The current population of Chatham, Illinois is 14,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,408.

Chatham, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,18091.29%
Two or more races5433.76%
Asian3542.45%
Black or African American3212.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.14%
Other race190.13%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid 2024

Chatham Median Age

34.8

Total

38

Male

32.3

Female

Chatham Adults

There are 10,021 adults, (1,506 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female7,88254.6%
Male6,55545.4%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4202.6679.620.4
Married3,0543.3894.55.5
Non Family1,7841.2658.641.4
Female4193.3469.730.3
Male1632.7957.142.9
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chatham 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

Chatham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham 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 64.29%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$66,800

Average Earnings

$80,225

Average Male

$56,160

Average Female

Chatham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chatham Language

95.46% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Chatham Language

Chatham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,0254493.45%
Black3167624.05%
Hispanic1823720.33%
Other1919100%
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3.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.26%

Male Poverty Rate

4.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.84%.

Chatham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.89%
Some College6.31%
High School4.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%
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Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed46.58%
Female Employed3.13%
Male Employed1.18%
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Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chatham 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 35-44.

Chatham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chatham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

622

Number of Veterans

560

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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Chatham Veterans by War

count

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Chatham Veterans by Age

count

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Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham 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

75.38%

Born in Chatham

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.53% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 75.38% having been born in Illinois. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chatham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,459-1-0.01%
202814,460-1-0.01%
202714,461-1-0.01%
202614,462-1-0.01%
202514,463-1-0.01%
202414,464-1-0.01%
202314,465-1-0.01%
202214,466-1-0.01%
202114,467590.41%
202014,4081,38110.6%
201913,0272041.59%
201812,823430.34%
201712,7801901.51%
201612,5901190.95%
201512,4711261.02%
201412,3451551.27%
201312,1901140.94%
201212,0761201%
201111,9561771.5%
201011,7793,19637.24%
20008,5832,50941.31%
19906,0744778.52%
19805,5972,809100.75%
19702,788
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Chatham Population by Year