Elmwood Park, Illinois Population 2021

23,850
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Elmwood Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 23,850, it is the 98th largest city in Illinois and the 1616th largest city in the United States . Elmwood Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -4.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,883 in 2010. Elmwood Park reached it's highest population of 26,160 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Elmwood Park has a population density of 12,497 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elmwood Park is $78,355 with a poverty rate of 8.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,120 per month, and the median house value is $258,000. The median age in Elmwood Park is 39.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Elmwood Park Demographics

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

  • White: 82.45%
  • Other race: 9.06%
  • Asian: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elmwood Park, Illinois is 23,850 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,222.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,883.

Elmwood Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,17582.45%
Some Other Race2,2179.06%
Asian1,0694.37%
Black or African American6072.48%
Two or More Races2921.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.44%
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Elmwood Park Population by Race

Elmwood Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Elmwood Park Median Age

39.9


Total

37.9


Male

40.9


Female

Elmwood Park Adults

There are 19,315 adults, (3,865 of whom are seniors) in Elmwood Park.

Elmwood Park Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmwood Park Sex Ratio

Female

12,898

52.71%

Male

11,570

47.29%

Elmwood Park Population by Age

Elmwood Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elmwood Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All65.8%34.2%
Female61%39%
Male58.5%41.5%
Non Family54.5%45.5%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elmwood Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0172.6965.8
Married4,5123.4675.1
Non Family2,8891.1554.5
Female1,1083.3661
Male5083.1758.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Elmwood Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9615.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,0766.32%
High School Graduate4,84628.46%
Some College3,86922.73%
Associates Degree1,6959.96%
Bachelors Degree2,99317.58%
Graduate Degree1,5859.31%
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Elmwood Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmwood Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,96410,0373,184
Hispanic4,5503,535699
Other Race1,3551,197155
Asian800744512
Black53549694
2+ Races11711770
Native American5935

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.00%.

Elmwood Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,516$50,849$31,990
Less Than 9th Grade$27,650$30,469$23,675
High School Graduate$32,228$46,678$24,479
Some College$36,736$43,698$32,454
Bachelors Degree$58,925$67,174$46,557
Graduate Degree$70,344$81,563$51,250

$39,516

Average Earnings

$50,849

Average Male

$31,990

Average Female

Elmwood Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmwood Park Language by Age

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Elmwood Park Language

50.85% of Elmwood Park residents speak only English, while 49.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.67% of the population.

Elmwood Park Language

Elmwood Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6821,2468.49%
Hispanic7,6336208.12%
Other2,2051155.22%
Multiple2834716.61%
Asian1,069322.99%
Black537203.72%
Native1081211.11%

8.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.08%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmwood Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmwood Park is Multiple, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmwood Park is Asian, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.21%.

Elmwood Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.02%
High School9.67%
Some College5.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Elmwood Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.08%
Male Unemployed9.28%
Female Employed4.61%
Male Employed4.58%

Elmwood Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmwood Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,963$78,355
Families$78,842$94,402
Married Families$93,309-
Non Families$27,149$40,699
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Income by Household Type

Elmwood Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmwood Park Married by Age and Sex

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Elmwood Park 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.

Elmwood Park Marital Status by Race

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Elmwood Park Marital Status

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844

Number of Veterans

757

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam457
Second Gulf War118
World War II68
First Gulf War67
Korea33

Elmwood Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74391
75+231
18 to 3497
35 to 5486
55 to 6439

Elmwood Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6303.91%
Hispanic1562.96%
Other Race1056.92%
Black9717.45%
2+ Races128.16%

Elmwood Park Veterans by Race

Elmwood Park Veterans by Education

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5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmwood Park Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elmwood Park Employment by Age

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Elmwood Park Employment by Race

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Elmwood Park 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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62.31%

Born in Elmwood Park

72.89%

Native Born

27.11%

Foreign Born

9.52%

Non Citizen

17.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.89% of Elmwood Park residents were born in the United States, with 62.31% having been born in Illinois. 9.52% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,850-124-0.52%
202023,974-124-0.51%
201924,098-124-0.51%
201824,222-266-1.09%
201724,488-221-0.89%
201624,709-145-0.58%
201524,854-128-0.51%
201424,982-50-0.20%
201325,032210.08%
201225,011510.20%
201124,960660.27%
201024,894-511-0.20%
200025,4052,1990.91%
199023,206-810-0.34%
198024,016-2,144-0.85%
197026,1602,2940.92%
196023,8665,0652.41%
195018,8015,1123.22%
194013,6892,4191.96%
193011,2700.00%

Elmwood Park Population by Year