Elmwood Park, Illinois Population 2024

22,838

Elmwood Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Elmwood Park has a 2024 population of 22,838. Elmwood Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.65% annually and its population has decreased by -6.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,430 in 2020.

The average household income in Elmwood Park is $97,677 with a poverty rate of 6.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elmwood Park is 40.5 years, 38.6 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Elmwood Park Demographics

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

  • White: 69.56%
  • Other race: 14.04%
  • Two or more races: 9.93%
  • Asian: 4.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
11,967.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.52% (-1,592)
The current population of Elmwood Park, Illinois is 22,838 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,430.

Elmwood Park, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,88969.56%
Other race3,40814.04%
Two or more races2,4109.93%
Asian1,0104.16%
Black or African American4892.01%
Native American750.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elmwood Park Population by Race

Elmwood Park Population Pyramid 2024

Elmwood Park Median Age

40.5

Total

38.6

Male

42

Female

Elmwood Park Adults

There are 19,180 adults, (3,800 of whom are seniors) in Elmwood Park.

Elmwood Park Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmwood Park Sex Ratio

Female12,70452.32%
Male11,57747.68%

Elmwood Park Population by Age

Elmwood Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,4042.5661.638.4
Married4,0453.4776.523.5
Non Family3,3681.1250.649.4
Female1,3323.1747.952.1
Male6593.1354.545.5
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3.32

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elmwood Park 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

Elmwood Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmwood Park 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 54.92%.

Elmwood Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,623

Average Earnings

$54,553

Average Male

$43,311

Average Female

Elmwood Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmwood Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elmwood Park Language

53.89% of Elmwood Park residents speak only English, while 46.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.55% of the population.

Elmwood Park Language

Elmwood Park Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,8681,0307.43%
Hispanic8,3384625.54%
Other3,4002356.91%
Multiple2,403542.25%
Asian1,003474.69%
Black422184.27%
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6.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmwood Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmwood Park is White, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmwood Park is Multiple, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.21%.

Elmwood Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.99%
High School8.22%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
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Elmwood Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.89%
Male Unemployed15.98%
Female Employed4%
Male Employed2.86%
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Elmwood Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmwood Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elmwood Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmwood Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elmwood Park 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.

Elmwood Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elmwood Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

566

Number of Veterans

503

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

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Elmwood Park Veterans by War

count

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Elmwood Park Veterans by Age

count

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Elmwood Park Veterans by Race

Elmwood Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmwood Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elmwood Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elmwood Park 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

64.35%

Born in Elmwood Park

75.64%

Native Born

24.36%

Foreign Born

10.07%

Non Citizen

14.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.64% of Elmwood Park residents were born in the United States, with 64.35% having been born in Illinois. 10.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elmwood Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,923-383-1.8%
202821,306-383-1.77%
202721,689-383-1.74%
202622,072-383-1.71%
202522,455-383-1.68%
202422,838-383-1.65%
202323,221-383-1.62%
202223,604-383-1.6%
202123,987-443-1.81%
202024,4303561.48%
201924,074-144-0.59%
201824,218-264-1.08%
201724,482-222-0.9%
201624,704-147-0.59%
201524,851-129-0.52%
201424,980-50-0.2%
201325,030200.08%
201225,010510.2%
201124,959650.26%
201024,894-511-2.01%
200025,4052,1999.48%
199023,206-810-3.37%
198024,016-2,144-8.2%
197026,1602,2949.61%
196023,8665,06526.94%
195018,8015,11237.34%
194013,6892,41921.46%
193011,270
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Elmwood Park Population by Year