Hickory Hills, Illinois Population 2021

13,512
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Hickory Hills is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 13,512, it is the 175th largest city in Illinois and the 2486th largest city in the United States . Hickory Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,049 in 2010. Hickory Hills reached it's highest population of 14,193 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Hickory Hills has a population density of 4,779 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hickory Hills is $80,209 with a poverty rate of 9.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $229,700. The median age in Hickory Hills is 38.5 years, 38.5 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Hickory Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 92.51%
  • Black or African American: 4.23%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Hickory Hills, Illinois is 13,512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,809.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,049.

Hickory Hills, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,78192.51%
Black or African American5854.23%
Some Other Race2201.59%
Two or More Races1050.76%
Asian860.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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Hickory Hills Population by Race

Hickory Hills Population Pyramid $2021

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Hickory Hills Median Age

38.5


Total

38.5


Male

38.6


Female

Hickory Hills Adults

There are 10,564 adults, (2,244 of whom are seniors) in Hickory Hills.

Hickory Hills Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hickory Hills Sex Ratio

Female

6,681

48.36%

Male

7,135

51.64%

Hickory Hills Population by Age

Hickory Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hickory Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
Female74.8%25.2%
All70.3%29.7%
Male55.5%44.5%
Non Family51.8%48.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hickory Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9592.7770.3
Married2,7933.5280.6
Non Family1,4391.1351.8
Female4533.0374.8
Male2743.355.5

3.39

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Hickory Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5866.20%
9th to 12th Grade6957.35%
High School Graduate2,97231.44%
Some College2,08422.04%
Associates Degree98710.44%
Bachelors Degree1,54516.34%
Graduate Degree5856.19%
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Hickory Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hickory Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6176,7041,846
Hispanic1,249897106
Black470470108
Other Race14111227
Asian727260
2+ Races352323
Native American2824
Islander1111

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 asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Hickory Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,764$50,974$33,630
Less Than 9th Grade$32,442$34,514$25,781
High School Graduate$36,832$51,086$24,200
Some College$45,289$51,543$30,914
Bachelors Degree$52,643$58,819$48,438
Graduate Degree$62,210$103,042$58,750

$41,764

Average Earnings

$50,974

Average Male

$33,630

Average Female

Hickory Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hickory Hills Language by Age

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Hickory Hills Language

51.27% of Hickory Hills residents speak only English, while 48.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 29.00% of the population.

Hickory Hills Language

Hickory Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5559899.37%
Hispanic2,46133513.61%
Black519326.17%
Other2093215.31%
Native281553.57%
Multiple1051312.38%

9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

10.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hickory Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hickory Hills is Native, with 53.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hickory Hills is Black, with 6.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.01%.

Hickory Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.89%
Some College8.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.70%
High School4.90%

Hickory Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.61%
Male Unemployed17.07%
Female Employed5.93%
Male Employed5.04%

Hickory Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hickory Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,226$80,209
Families$75,943$90,161
Married Families$81,497-
Non Families$32,799$55,115
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Income by Household Type

Hickory Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hickory Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Hickory Hills 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.

Hickory Hills Marital Status by Race

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Hickory Hills Marital Status

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531

Number of Veterans

491

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam197
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War46
World War II42
Korea23

Hickory Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74201
75+150
35 to 54104
55 to 6461
18 to 3415

Hickory Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4784.92%
Hispanic664.46%
Black387.65%
Native American1553.57%

Hickory Hills Veterans by Race

Hickory Hills Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hickory Hills Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Hickory Hills Employment by Age

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Hickory Hills Employment by Race

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Hickory Hills 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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63.77%

Born in Hickory Hills

70.72%

Native Born

29.28%

Foreign Born

9.54%

Non Citizen

19.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.72% of Hickory Hills residents were born in the United States, with 63.77% having been born in Illinois. 9.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hickory Hills Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,512-99-0.73%
202013,611-99-0.72%
201913,710-99-0.72%
201813,809-113-0.81%
201713,922-114-0.81%
201614,036-90-0.64%
201514,126-62-0.44%
201414,188-5-0.04%
201314,193400.28%
201214,153430.30%
201114,110490.35%
201014,0611350.10%
200013,9269050.67%
199013,021-757-0.56%
198013,7786020.45%
197013,17610,46917.15%
19602,7070.00%

Hickory Hills Population by Year