Glenwood, Illinois Population 2021

8,591
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Glenwood is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 8,591, it is the 243rd largest city in Illinois and the 3431st largest city in the United States . Glenwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -4.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,969 in 2010. Glenwood reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Glenwood has a population density of 2,632 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glenwood is $72,310 with a poverty rate of 13.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,586 per month, and the median house value is $126,000. The median age in Glenwood is 38.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Glenwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glenwoodwas:

  • Black or African American: 70.15%
  • White: 23.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.93%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glenwood, Illinois is 8,591 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,969.

Glenwood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,07370.15%
White2,07523.97%
Two or More Races4274.93%
Some Other Race550.64%
Asian270.31%
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Glenwood Population by Race

Glenwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Glenwood Median Age

38.3


Total

38.2


Male

38.6


Female

Glenwood Adults

There are 6,398 adults, (1,303 of whom are seniors) in Glenwood.

Glenwood Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Glenwood Sex Ratio

Female

4,821

55.69%

Male

3,836

44.31%

Glenwood Population by Age

Glenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glenwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male57.9%42.1%
Female67.8%32.2%
All76.1%23.9%
Married80.1%19.9%
Non Family80.4%19.6%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glenwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8482.9176.1
Married1,1833.3680.1
Non Family8101.0980.4
Female7293.8967.8
Male1264.6157.9

3.55

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Glenwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade430.77%
9th to 12th Grade2013.62%
High School Graduate1,50026.98%
Some College1,60728.91%
Associates Degree5509.89%
Bachelors Degree98917.79%
Graduate Degree66912.03%
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Glenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,7103,5651,085
White1,3801,309491
Hispanic26224914
2+ Races20220282
Other Race3030
Asian2712

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.59%.

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,404$40,063$38,438
Less Than 9th Grade$41,146$$45,729
High School Graduate$32,162$35,257$27,019
Some College$35,369$52,614$30,980
Bachelors Degree$51,419$51,094$51,667
Graduate Degree$47,125$63,393$46,500

$39,404

Average Earnings

$40,063

Average Male

$38,438

Average Female

Glenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glenwood Language by Age

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Glenwood Language

94.71% of Glenwood residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Glenwood Language

Glenwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,91381213.73%
White1,54719312.48%
Hispanic52510820.57%

13.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.00%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is Hispanic, with 20.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is White, with 12.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Glenwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.08%
Some College9.19%
Less Than 9th Grade4.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Glenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.30%
Male Unemployed12.21%
Male Employed5.28%
Female Employed5.18%

Glenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glenwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,554$72,310
Families$77,143$81,339
Married Families$89,283-
Non Families$36,694$45,321
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Income by Household Type

Glenwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Glenwood Married by Age and Sex

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Glenwood 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 45-54.

Glenwood Marital Status by Race

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Glenwood Marital Status

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504

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War70
Korea68
World War II4

Glenwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74170
75+137
35 to 5496
55 to 6471
18 to 3430

Glenwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3518.11%
White1378.14%
2+ Races164.86%

Glenwood Veterans by Race

Glenwood Veterans by Education

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8.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glenwood Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Glenwood Employment by Age

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Glenwood Employment by Race

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Glenwood 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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80.54%

Born in Glenwood

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Glenwood residents were born in the United States, with 80.54% having been born in Illinois. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Glenwood Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,591-62-0.72%
20208,653-62-0.71%
20198,715-62-0.71%
20188,777-85-0.96%
20178,862-76-0.85%
20168,938-62-0.69%
20159,000-42-0.46%
20149,042-12-0.13%
20139,054120.13%
20129,042240.27%
20119,018260.29%
20108,992-8-0.01%
20009,000-289-0.32%
19909,289-1,249-1.25%
198010,5383,1223.58%
19707,4160.00%

Glenwood Population by Year