Glenwood, Illinois Population 2024

8,092

Glenwood is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Glenwood has a 2024 population of 8,092. Glenwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.58% annually and its population has decreased by -6.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,636 in 2020.

The average household income in Glenwood is $86,162 with a poverty rate of 8.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Glenwood is 40.8 years, 32.8 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Glenwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.08%
  • White: 28.59%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,479.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.3% (-544)
The current population of Glenwood, Illinois is 8,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,636.

Glenwood, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,47464.08%
White2,44228.59%
Two or more races5035.89%
Other race700.82%
Asian390.46%
Native American140.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glenwood Population by Race

Glenwood Population Pyramid 2024

Glenwood Median Age

40.8

Total

32.8

Male

44.8

Female

Glenwood Adults

There are 6,512 adults, (1,470 of whom are seniors) in Glenwood.

Glenwood Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Glenwood Sex Ratio

Female4,71455.19%
Male3,82844.81%

Glenwood Population by Age

Glenwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9632.7879.220.8
Married1,0733.5983.816.2
Non Family1,0081.1886.713.3
Female6313.617129
Male2513.6349.850.2
showing: 5 rows

3.56

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glenwood 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

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glenwood 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 black people with a rate of 35.85%.

Glenwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,932

Average Earnings

$43,449

Average Male

$41,124

Average Female

Glenwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glenwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glenwood Language

95.74% of Glenwood residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Glenwood Language

Glenwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,3993546.56%
White2,01525212.51%
Hispanic46914631.13%
Other704564.29%
Multiple502132.59%
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8.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glenwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is Other, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glenwood is Multiple, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.09%.

Glenwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.76%
Bachelors or Greater8.67%
Some College6.76%
Less Than 9th Grade4.5%
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Glenwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.41%
Female Employed4.89%
Male Employed4.84%
Male Unemployed1.62%
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Glenwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glenwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glenwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Glenwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glenwood 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.

Glenwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glenwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

321

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Glenwood Veterans by War

count

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Glenwood Veterans by Age

count

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Glenwood Veterans by Race

Glenwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glenwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

16.2%

Unemployment Rate

Glenwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glenwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glenwood 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

79.02%

Born in Glenwood

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Glenwood residents were born in the United States, with 79.02% having been born in Illinois. 1.12% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,442-130-1.72%
20287,572-130-1.69%
20277,702-130-1.66%
20267,832-130-1.63%
20257,962-130-1.61%
20248,092-130-1.58%
20238,222-130-1.56%
20228,352-130-1.53%
20218,482-154-1.78%
20208,636-70-0.8%
20198,706-70-0.8%
20188,776-84-0.95%
20178,860-76-0.85%
20168,936-63-0.7%
20158,999-42-0.46%
20149,041-13-0.14%
20139,054130.14%
20129,041230.26%
20119,018260.29%
20108,992-8-0.09%
20009,000-289-3.11%
19909,289-1,249-11.85%
198010,5383,12242.1%
19707,416
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Glenwood Population by Year