Crest Hill, Illinois Population 2024

19,794

Crest Hill is a city located in Will County Illinois. Crest Hill has a 2024 population of 19,794. Crest Hill is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,412 in 2020.

The average household income in Crest Hill is $78,118 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Crest Hill is 39.6 years, 37.6 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Crest Hill Demographics

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

  • White: 61.15%
  • Black or African American: 21.79%
  • Two or more races: 8.58%
  • Other race: 5.53%
  • Asian: 2.88%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,194.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.03% (-618)
The current population of Crest Hill, Illinois is 19,794 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,412.

Crest Hill, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,16161.15%
Black or African American4,33321.79%
Two or more races1,7078.58%
Other race1,0995.53%
Asian5732.88%
Native American130.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Crest Hill Population by Race

Crest Hill Population Pyramid 2024

Crest Hill Median Age

39.6

Total

37.6

Male

42.3

Female

Crest Hill Adults

There are 16,707 adults, (3,849 of whom are seniors) in Crest Hill.

Crest Hill Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Crest Hill Sex Ratio

Female8,56343.06%
Male11,32356.94%

Crest Hill Population by Age

Crest Hill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,7272.2368.131.9
Non Family3,6561.265842
Married2,6923.168713
Female1,0693.1355.344.7
Male3102.667.432.6
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Crest Hill 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

Crest Hill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crest Hill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.56%.

Crest Hill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,183

Average Earnings

$49,700

Average Male

$39,211

Average Female

Crest Hill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crest Hill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Crest Hill Language

79.85% of Crest Hill residents speak only English, while 20.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.28% of the population.

Crest Hill Language

Crest Hill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,5128138.55%
Hispanic4,11753212.92%
Black2,64338714.64%
Multiple1,56722914.61%
Other921818.79%
Asian565234.07%
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11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crest Hill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crest Hill is Black, with 14.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crest Hill is Asian, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.18%.

Crest Hill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.45%
High School13.45%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
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Crest Hill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.28%
Male Unemployed52.65%
Male Employed5.48%
Female Employed5.16%
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Crest Hill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crest Hill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Crest Hill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Crest Hill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Crest Hill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Crest Hill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Crest Hill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,047

Number of Veterans

961

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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Crest Hill Veterans by War

count

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Crest Hill Veterans by Age

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Crest Hill Veterans by Race

Crest Hill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crest Hill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Crest Hill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Crest Hill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Crest Hill 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

77.17%

Born in Crest Hill

90.27%

Native Born

9.73%

Foreign Born

4.36%

Non Citizen

5.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.27% of Crest Hill residents were born in the United States, with 77.17% having been born in Illinois. 4.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Crest Hill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,884-182-0.95%
202819,066-182-0.95%
202719,248-182-0.94%
202619,430-182-0.93%
202519,612-182-0.92%
202419,794-182-0.91%
202319,976-182-0.9%
202220,158-182-0.89%
202120,340-72-0.35%
202020,412440.22%
201920,368-135-0.66%
201820,503-85-0.41%
201720,588-60-0.29%
201620,648-64-0.31%
201520,712-515-2.43%
201421,227210.1%
201321,2061920.91%
201221,014-14-0.07%
201121,0282030.97%
201020,8257,49656.24%
200013,3292,68625.24%
199010,6431,39115.03%
19809,2521,79224.02%
19707,4601,57326.72%
19605,887
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Crest Hill Population by Year