Cicero, Illinois Population 2021

79,434
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Cicero is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 79,434, it is the 11th largest city in Illinois and the 451st largest city in the United States . Cicero is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 83,891 in 2010. Cicero reached it's highest population of 85,616 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Cicero has a population density of 13,544 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cicero is $62,581 with a poverty rate of 16.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $165,100. The median age in Cicero is 30.5 years, 30 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Cicero Demographics

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

  • Other race: 60.06%
  • White: 34.13%
  • Black or African American: 3.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Cicero, Illinois is 79,434 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 81,477.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 83,891.

Cicero, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race49,45060.06%
White28,10034.13%
Black or African American2,9033.53%
Two or More Races9151.11%
Asian6060.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native3490.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%
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Cicero Population by Race

Cicero Population Pyramid $2021

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Cicero Median Age

30.5


Total

30


Male

31.4


Female

Cicero Adults

There are 58,645 adults, (6,532 of whom are seniors) in Cicero.

Cicero Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cicero Sex Ratio

Female

41,361

50.24%

Male

40,969

49.76%

Cicero Population by Age

Cicero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cicero Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.9%33.1%
All49.7%50.3%
Male46%54%
Female31.6%68.4%
Non Family30.9%69.1%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cicero Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3463.6549.7
Married10,6294.3466.9
Female4,7384.0631.6
Non Family4,7331.3530.9
Male2,2464.3846

4.11

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

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Cicero Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,65424.19%
9th to 12th Grade5,41211.23%
High School Graduate16,44334.13%
Some College8,00716.62%
Associates Degree2,3554.89%
Bachelors Degree3,5767.42%
Graduate Degree7371.53%
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Cicero Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cicero Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic41,42525,2763,062
Other Race27,35316,7071,650
White4,5773,975912
Black1,7741,524145
Asian543422198
2+ Races51029872
Native American2671708

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.46%.

Cicero Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,151$35,215$26,108
Less Than 9th Grade$27,232$32,541$21,636
High School Graduate$30,881$32,796$26,371
Some College$33,414$40,015$27,430
Bachelors Degree$38,590$39,925$36,883
Graduate Degree$55,526$50,250$56,711

$31,151

Average Earnings

$35,215

Average Male

$26,108

Average Female

Cicero Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cicero Language by Age

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Cicero Language

16.46% of Cicero residents speak only English, while 83.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 81.96% of the population.

Cicero Language

Cicero Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic73,54411,27715.33%
Other49,3207,89616.01%
Black2,6591,12942.46%
White4,87279716.36%
Multiple91539943.61%
Asian5988814.72%
Native3413710.85%
Islander77100.00%

16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.01%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cicero

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cicero is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cicero is Native, with 10.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Cicero Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.40%
High School11.65%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater10.17%

Cicero Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.48%
Female Unemployed33.12%
Female Employed9.45%
Male Employed5.49%

Cicero Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cicero Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,367$62,581
Families$52,196$65,869
Married Families$60,762$72,999
Non Families$28,383$38,054
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Income by Household Type

Cicero Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cicero Married by Age and Sex

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Cicero 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 45-54.

Cicero Marital Status by Race

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Cicero Marital Status

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1,202

Number of Veterans

1,032

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam316
Second Gulf War283
World War II128
Korea118
First Gulf War105

Cicero Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+314
65 to 74275
55 to 64224
35 to 54200
18 to 34189

Cicero Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9094.32%
Hispanic4810.94%
Other Race1590.47%
Black1235.99%
Native American113.51%

Cicero Veterans by Race

Cicero Veterans by Education

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9.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cicero Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cicero Employment by Age

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Cicero Employment by Race

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Cicero 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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53.29%

Born in Cicero

61.22%

Native Born

38.78%

Foreign Born

25.34%

Non Citizen

13.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.22% of Cicero residents were born in the United States, with 53.29% having been born in Illinois. 25.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cicero Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202179,434-681-0.85%
202080,115-681-0.84%
201980,796-681-0.84%
201881,477-922-1.12%
201782,399-820-0.99%
201683,219-665-0.79%
201583,884-513-0.61%
201484,397-204-0.24%
201384,601320.04%
201284,5691310.16%
201184,4381710.20%
201084,267-1,349-0.16%
200085,61618,1802.42%
199067,4366,2040.97%
198061,232-5,826-0.90%
197067,058-2,072-0.30%
196069,1301,5860.23%
195067,5442,8320.43%
194064,712-1,890-0.29%
193066,60221,6074.00%
192044,99530,43811.95%
191014,557-1,753-1.13%
190016,3100.00%

Cicero Population by Year