Cicero, Illinois Population 2020

79,943
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Cicero is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 79,943, it is the 11th largest city in Illinois and the 444th largest city in the United States. Cicero is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -4.71% 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 13,630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cicero is $58,789 with a poverty rate of 18.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $910 per month, and the median house value is $154,600. The median age in Cicero is 30 years, 29.6 years for males, and 30.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Cicero Demographics

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

  • Other race: 56.43%
  • White: 37.44%
  • Black or African American: 3.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Cicero, Illinois is 79,943, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 81,597.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 83,891.

Cicero, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race46,91656.43%
White31,12837.44%
Black or African American3,1043.73%
Two or More Races1,0691.29%
Asian4980.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native4190.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.02%
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Cicero Population Pyramid 2020

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Cicero Median Age

30


Total

29.6


Male

30.6


Female

Cicero Adults

There are 58,356 adults, (6,484 of whom are seniors) in Cicero.

Cicero Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cicero Sex Ratio

Female

41,378

49.76%

Male

41,769

50.24%

Cicero Households and Families

Cicero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cicero Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.8%36.2%
All48.8%51.2%
Male45.8%54.2%
Female32.5%67.5%
Non Family30.9%69.1%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,2263.7148.8
Married10,8094.3763.8
Non Family4,5371.3730.9
Female4,5004.0632.5
Male2,3804.5445.8

4.16

Average Family Size

3.71

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cicero Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,48225.78%
9th to 12th Grade5,97712.35%
High School Graduate15,86532.77%
Some College7,70915.92%
Associates Degree2,2994.75%
Bachelors Degree3,3917.00%
Graduate Degree6891.42%
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Cicero Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic41,35824,0382,847
Other Race25,71114,8851,392
White4,9184,149968
Black1,7631,457117
Multiple Races54530469
Asian447363161
Native American2962107
Islander6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.02%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,740$32,450$25,067
Less Than High School$25,647$30,936$20,651
High School Grad$29,514$31,166$25,779
Some College$32,004$36,707$26,919
Bachelors Degree$38,507$41,389$35,755
Graduate Degree$50,903$$55,208

$29,740

Average Earnings

$32,450

Average Male

$25,067

Average Female

Cicero Language

Cicero Language by Age

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Cicero Language

16.45% of Cicero residents speak only English, while 83.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 82.04% of the population.

Cicero Poverty

Cicero Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic73,83812,92917.51%
Other46,7238,73318.69%
Black2,8811,47251.09%
White5,38181215.09%
Multiple1,06948745.56%
Asian4906012.24%
Native412245.83%
Islander13753.85%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.12%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cicero

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cicero is Islander, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cicero is Native, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.52%
High School13.74%
Some College12.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.81%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.04%
Male Unemployed28.97%
Female Employed10.42%
Male Employed7.42%

Cicero Income

Cicero Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,487$58,789
Families$51,521$62,175
Married Families$60,212$70,330
Non Families$27,186$35,316
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Cicero Marital Status

Cicero Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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 Veterans

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1,235

Number of Veterans

1,062

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam318
Second Gulf War271
Korea162
World War II125
First Gulf War100
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Age Group Veterans
75+367
65 to 74286
18 to 34244
55 to 64220
35 to 54118
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9354.05%
Hispanic4350.86%
Other2080.66%
Black733.64%
Indian102.70%
2 or More91.38%

Cicero Veterans by Education

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10.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cicero Employment Status

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66%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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52.76%

Born in Illinois

59.86%

Native Born

40.14%

Foreign Born

26.99%

Non Citizen

13.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.86% of Cicero residents were born in the United States, with 52.76% having been born in Illinois. 26.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202079,943-827-1.02%
201980,770-827-1.01%
201881,597-851-1.03%
201782,448-827-0.99%
201683,275-660-0.79%
201583,935-503-0.60%
201484,438-195-0.23%
201384,633470.06%
201284,5861470.17%
201184,4391730.21%
201084,266-1,350-0.16%
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%