Hillside, Illinois Population 2024

7,804

Hillside is a city located in Cook County and DuPage County Illinois. Hillside has a 2024 population of 7,804. Hillside is currently declining at a rate of -1.5% annually and its population has decreased by -5.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,280 in 2020.

The average household income in Hillside is $85,819 with a poverty rate of 4.69%. The median age in Hillside is 41.9 years: 39.1 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Hillside Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.93%
  • White: 25.63%
  • Other race: 19.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,463.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.75% (-476)
The current population of Hillside, Illinois is 7,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,280.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,10149.93%
White2,10525.63%
Other race1,58919.35%
Two or more races2493.03%
Asian1141.39%
Native American550.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hillside Population by Race

Hillside Population Pyramid 2024

Hillside Median Age

41.9

Total

39.1

Male

46.6

Female

Hillside Adults

There are 6,698 adults, (1,430 of whom are seniors) in Hillside.

Hillside Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillside Sex Ratio

Female4,20551.2%
Male4,00848.8%

Hillside Population by Age

Hillside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9612.6961.438.6
Married1,1223.888416
Non Family1,0341.2342.557.5
Female5552.7654.645.4
Male2503.2653.246.8

3.45

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hillside Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4597.51%
Associates Degree4016.56%
Bachelors Degree1,07517.59%
Graduate Degree4276.99%
High School Graduate1,79229.32%
Less Than 9th Grade5949.72%
Some College1,36322.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hillside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2,9882,722859
Hispanic1,635916167
White1,4111,343463
Other Race1,114659118
2+ Races17412920
Asian717130
Native American22100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.25%.

Hillside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,076$74,018$46,788
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,688$45,855$40,126
Less Than 9th Grade$34,623$44,140$23,375
Overall$41,753$47,566$34,735
Some College$33,537$33,140$33,844

$41,753

Average Earnings

$47,566

Average Male

$34,735

Average Female

Hillside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hillside Language

63.29% of Hillside residents speak only English, while 36.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.91% of the population.

Hillside Language

Hillside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,9831363.41%
White1,3841067.66%
Other1,579664.18%
Hispanic2,533532.09%
Asian1143530.7%
Multiple246197.72%

4.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillside is Asian, with 30.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillside is Hispanic, with 2.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.68%.

Hillside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8%
High School5.35%
Less Than 9th Grade4.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Hillside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.67%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed0.46%
Male Unemployed0%

Hillside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,198$101,149
Households$68,250$85,819
Married Families$101,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,902$56,641

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hillside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hillside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hillside Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hillside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam147
Korea75
World War II63
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War29

Hillside Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+151
65 to 7499
55 to 6447
35 to 5427
18 to 345

Hillside Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1709.2%
Black1534.59%
Other Race60.5%
Hispanic60.33%

Hillside Veterans by Race

Hillside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hillside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hillside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hillside 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

68.48%

Born in Hillside

80.56%

Native Born

19.44%

Foreign Born

12.81%

Non Citizen

6.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.56% of Hillside residents were born in the United States, with 68.48% having been born in Illinois. 12.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hillside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,209-119-1.62%
20287,328-119-1.6%
20277,447-119-1.57%
20267,566-119-1.55%
20257,685-119-1.52%
20247,804-119-1.5%
20237,923-64-0.8%
20227,987-137-1.69%
20218,124-156-1.88%
20208,2804065.16%
20197,874-69-0.87%
20187,943-82-1.02%
20178,025-77-0.95%
20168,102-59-0.72%
20158,161-42-0.51%
20148,203-15-0.18%
20138,21890.11%
20128,209210.26%
20118,188230.28%
20108,16500%
20008,1554836.3%
19907,672-607-7.33%
19808,279-609-6.85%
19708,8886,248236.67%
19602,640-4,569-63.38%
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Hillside Population by Year