Hillside, Illinois Population 2021

7,807
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Hillside is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 7,807, it is the 264th largest city in Illinois and the 3691st largest city in the United States . Hillside is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,157 in 2010. Hillside reached it's highest population of 8,888 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Hillside has a population density of 2,454 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hillside is $73,698 with a poverty rate of 7.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,181 per month, and the median house value is $171,900. The median age in Hillside is 37.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Hillside Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 41.53%
  • White: 34.00%
  • Other race: 21.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hillside, Illinois is 7,807 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,996.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,157.

Hillside, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,35641.53%
White2,74734.00%
Some Other Race1,76321.82%
Two or More Races1361.68%
Asian780.97%
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Hillside Population by Race

Hillside Population Pyramid $2021

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Hillside Median Age

37.7


Total

35.5


Male

41.8


Female

Hillside Adults

There are 6,598 adults, (974 of whom are seniors) in Hillside.

Hillside Age Dependency

43.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillside Sex Ratio

Female

4,085

50.56%

Male

3,995

49.44%

Hillside Population by Age

Hillside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hillside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family54%46%
Male50.2%49.8%
Female38.4%61.6%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hillside Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6632.9461.5
Non Family9921.1954
Married9484.4784.2
Female5003.1638.4
Male2233.7250.2

3.87

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Hillside Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5269.17%
9th to 12th Grade5038.77%
High School Graduate2,01335.11%
Some College1,41624.69%
Associates Degree3185.55%
Bachelors Degree71812.52%
Graduate Degree2404.19%
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Hillside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillside Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4042,133459
Hispanic1,6481,00460
White1,5801,475403
Other Race964671
Asian727228
2+ Races64398

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.89%.

Hillside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,171$43,492$29,172
Less Than 9th Grade$29,167$31,010$28,246
High School Graduate$29,610$42,344$28,793
Some College$31,161$45,038$25,958
Bachelors Degree$60,063$65,225$42,179
Graduate Degree$50,156$65,714$49,779

$33,171

Average Earnings

$43,492

Average Male

$29,172

Average Female

Hillside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillside Language by Age

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Hillside Language

62.60% of Hillside residents speak only English, while 37.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.28% of the population.

Hillside Language

Hillside Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,1403029.62%
White1,64521012.77%
Asian783848.72%
Multiple1363223.53%
Hispanic2,889301.04%

7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.06%

Male Poverty Rate

6.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillside is Asian, with 48.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillside is Hispanic, with 1.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.

Hillside Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.53%
High School11.11%
Less Than 9th Grade9.37%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

Hillside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.69%
Female Unemployed11.88%
Female Employed5.70%
Male Employed2.20%

Hillside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillside Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,298$73,698
Families$72,114$88,775
Married Families$101,855-
Non Families$40,756$44,931
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Income by Household Type

Hillside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillside Married by Age and Sex

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Hillside 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 55-64.

Hillside Marital Status by Race

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Hillside Marital Status

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319

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
Korea54
First Gulf War53
World War II47
Second Gulf War27

Hillside Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
65 to 7484
35 to 5467
55 to 6454
18 to 3421

Hillside Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1646.74%
Black1555.52%
Hispanic80.40%

Hillside Veterans by Race

Hillside Veterans by Education

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17.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillside Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Hillside Employment by Age

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Hillside Employment by Race

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Hillside 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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70.51%

Born in Hillside

81.32%

Native Born

18.68%

Foreign Born

11.21%

Non Citizen

7.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.32% of Hillside residents were born in the United States, with 70.51% having been born in Illinois. 11.21% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,807-63-0.80%
20207,870-63-0.79%
20197,933-63-0.79%
20187,996-83-1.03%
20178,079-74-0.91%
20168,153-59-0.72%
20158,212-44-0.53%
20148,256-15-0.18%
20138,271100.12%
20128,261210.25%
20118,240230.28%
20108,217620.08%
20008,1554830.61%
19907,672-607-0.76%
19808,279-609-0.71%
19708,8886,24812.91%
19602,6400.00%

Hillside Population by Year