Chatham, Illinois Population 2022

14,953
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Chatham is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. Chatham has a 2020 population of 14,953. Chatham is currently growing at a rate of 1.96% annually and its population has increased by 4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,377 in 2010.

The average household income in Chatham is $102,626 with a poverty rate of 3.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,021 per month, and the median house value is $196,800. The median age in Chatham is 35.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Chatham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chathamwas:

  • White: 95.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Chatham, Illinois is 14,953 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,377.

Chatham, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,66395.71%
Black or African American1771.34%
Asian1421.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.14%
Some Other Race140.11%
Two or More Races2161.63%
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Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid 2022

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Chatham Median Age

35.2


Total

36.9


Male

33.5


Female

Chatham Adults

There are 9,213 adults, (1,350 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female

7,293

55.12%

Male

5,938

44.88%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chatham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.1%3.9%
All80.1%19.9%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male54.4%45.6%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8152.7580.1
Married2,7993.3696.1
Male2152.9254.4
Female4943.1760.9
Non Family1,3071.2557.1

3.23

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Chatham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade430.52%
9th to 12th Grade1391.68%
High School Graduate1,31915.93%
Some College1,71720.74%
Associates Degree86910.50%
Bachelors Degree2,71532.79%
Graduate Degree1,47817.85%
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Chatham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian11211280
White7,8587,7224,082
Black958325
Hispanic99899
Islander1919
Other Race1414
2+ Races10682

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.43%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,247$64,946$48,275
Less Than 9th Grade$19,716$$25,104
High School Graduate$40,860$41,930$40,167
Some College$48,791$54,564$42,933
Bachelors Degree$64,638$70,946$51,719
Graduate Degree$74,063$86,146$68,975

$57,247

Average Earnings

$64,946

Average Male

$48,275

Average Female

Chatham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham Language by Age

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Chatham Language

97.42% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Chatham Language

Chatham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1775933.33%
White12,4934353.48%
OtherNaN%

3.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.36%

Male Poverty Rate

4.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.31%.

Chatham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.62%
High School6.22%
Some College3.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.31%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,655$110,900
Families$110,417$126,202
Married Families$122,917-
Non Families$50,694$63,566
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Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Chatham Marital Status

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685

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War206
First Gulf War189
Vietnam248
Korea17
World War II15

Chatham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3449
35 to 54240
55 to 6488
65 to 74105
75+203

Chatham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6547.40%
Black1515.00%
2+ Races1612.40%
Hispanic88.08%

Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

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2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

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74.4%

Labor Force Participation

73.4%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham Employment by Age

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Chatham Employment by Race

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Chatham 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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79.93%

Born in Chatham

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 79.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.24% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,7880.00%
19805,5972,8097.22%
19906,0744770.82%
20008,5832,5093.52%
201011,5002,9172.97%
201111,7882882.50%
201212,0762882.44%
201312,3642882.38%
201412,6522882.33%
201512,9402882.28%
201613,2282882.23%
201713,5162882.18%
201813,8042882.13%
201914,0922882.09%
202014,3772852.02%
202114,6652882.00%
202214,9532881.96%

Chatham Population by Year