Harwood Heights, Illinois Population 2021

8,203
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Harwood Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 8,203, it is the 250th largest city in Illinois and the 3561st largest city in the United States . Harwood Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,612 in 2010. Harwood Heights reached it's highest population of 9,060 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, Harwood Heights has a population density of 9,945 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harwood Heights is $79,529 with a poverty rate of 11.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $986 per month, and the median house value is $267,300. The median age in Harwood Heights is 43.3 years, 40.8 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Harwood Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 84.94%
  • Asian: 10.49%
  • Other race: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harwood Heights, Illinois is 8,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,398.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,612.

Harwood Heights, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,20984.94%
Asian89010.49%
Some Other Race2252.65%
Black or African American921.08%
Two or More Races640.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.08%
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Harwood Heights Population by Race

Harwood Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Harwood Heights Median Age

43.3


Total

40.8


Male

46.2


Female

Harwood Heights Adults

There are 7,041 adults, (1,621 of whom are seniors) in Harwood Heights.

Harwood Heights Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Harwood Heights Sex Ratio

Female

4,065

47.90%

Male

4,422

52.10%

Harwood Heights Population by Age

Harwood Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harwood Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Female64.9%35.1%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Male24.1%75.9%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harwood Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3672.5264.7
Married1,7353.277.8
Non Family1,0731.1650.5
Female3683.1364.9
Male1912.824.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Harwood Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4817.57%
9th to 12th Grade2914.58%
High School Graduate1,81528.57%
Some College1,41022.19%
Associates Degree65810.36%
Bachelors Degree1,18318.62%
Graduate Degree5158.11%
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Harwood Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harwood Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8484,2741,165
Hispanic802638182
Asian640606343
Other Race1239521
Black828219
2+ Races2020
Native American777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Harwood Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,204$51,360$41,469
Less Than 9th Grade$22,407$29,567$19,750
High School Graduate$43,007$47,350$29,901
Some College$41,832$50,761$39,554
Bachelors Degree$60,477$62,135$49,740
Graduate Degree$73,913$101,875$72,500

$46,204

Average Earnings

$51,360

Average Male

$41,469

Average Female

Harwood Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harwood Heights Language by Age

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Harwood Heights Language

38.17% of Harwood Heights residents speak only English, while 61.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 40.35% of the population.

Harwood Heights Language

Harwood Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,17370511.42%
Hispanic1,35121115.62%
Asian890798.88%

11.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

12.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harwood Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harwood Heights is Hispanic, with 15.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harwood Heights is Asian, with 8.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.

Harwood Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.45%
Some College10.78%
High School9.20%
Bachelors or Greater7.60%

Harwood Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed9.43%
Male Unemployed9.26%
Male Employed5.70%
Female Employed3.35%

Harwood Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harwood Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,523$79,529
Families$77,267$91,198
Married Families$91,908-
Non Families$34,360$51,666
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Income by Household Type

Harwood Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Harwood Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Harwood Heights 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 35-44.

Harwood Heights Marital Status by Race

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Harwood Heights Marital Status

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258

Number of Veterans

246

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam112
Second Gulf War42
Korea12
First Gulf War9
World War II

Harwood Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74112
75+53
55 to 6443
35 to 5439
18 to 3411

Harwood Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2403.94%
Hispanic394.23%
Other Race107.19%
Black88.70%

Harwood Heights Veterans by Race

Harwood Heights Veterans by Education

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4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harwood Heights Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Harwood Heights Employment by Age

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Harwood Heights Employment by Race

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Harwood Heights 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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47.71%

Born in Harwood Heights

53.76%

Native Born

46.24%

Foreign Born

17.83%

Non Citizen

28.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

53.76% of Harwood Heights residents were born in the United States, with 47.71% having been born in Illinois. 17.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harwood Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,203-65-0.79%
20208,268-65-0.78%
20198,333-65-0.77%
20188,398-91-1.07%
20178,489-79-0.92%
20168,568-61-0.71%
20158,629-46-0.53%
20148,675-10-0.12%
20138,685180.21%
20128,667250.29%
20118,642270.31%
20108,6153180.38%
20008,2976170.78%
19907,680-548-0.69%
19808,228-832-0.96%
19709,0600.00%

Harwood Heights Population by Year