Lemont, Illinois Population 2021

22,492
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Lemont is a city located in Illinois. Lemont has a 2020 population of 22,492. Lemont is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 6.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,142 in 2010. Lemont reached it's highest population of 22,492 in 2021.

The average household income in Lemont is $127,052 with a poverty rate of 5.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $376,500. The median age in Lemont is 46.1 years, 44.5 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Lemont Demographics

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

  • White: 94.38%
  • Asian: 2.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemont, Illinois is 22,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,120.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,142.

Lemont, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,82294.38%
Asian6432.91%
Black or African American2421.10%
Two or More Races2030.92%
Some Other Race850.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.31%
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Lemont Population by Race

Lemont Population Pyramid $2021

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Lemont Median Age

46.1


Total

44.5


Male

47


Female

Lemont Adults

There are 17,268 adults, (4,552 of whom are seniors) in Lemont.

Lemont Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemont Sex Ratio

Female

11,405

51.69%

Male

10,658

48.31%

Lemont Population by Age

Lemont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lemont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.4%6.6%
All82.5%17.5%
Female60.7%39.3%
Non Family54%46%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lemont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7052.8182.5
Married5,2973.2693.4
Non Family1,6971.1954
Female5423.460.7
Male1693.3100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Lemont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3722.36%
9th to 12th Grade4192.66%
High School Graduate4,30727.35%
Some College2,98418.95%
Associates Degree1,2988.24%
Bachelors Degree4,06725.83%
Graduate Degree2,30014.61%
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Lemont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lemont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,39813,6705,614
Hispanic592546221
Asian547547460
Black12911213
2+ Races939351
Other Race6040
Native American393939

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

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

Lemont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,001$76,655$42,679
Less Than 9th Grade$42,163$40,347$43,088
High School Graduate$47,778$62,687$27,155
Some College$51,035$60,076$39,545
Bachelors Degree$63,796$107,306$44,826
Graduate Degree$87,545$142,045$66,384

$59,001

Average Earnings

$76,655

Average Male

$42,679

Average Female

Lemont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemont Language by Age

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Lemont Language

78.72% of Lemont residents speak only English, while 21.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.60% of the population.

Lemont Language

Lemont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,6541,1645.92%
Hispanic1,081373.42%
Multiple203209.85%
Black20483.92%

5.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.19%

Male Poverty Rate

6.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemont is Multiple, with 9.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemont is Hispanic, with 3.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.68%.

Lemont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.51%
Some College6.21%
High School3.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Lemont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.88%
Female Unemployed17.69%
Male Employed1.80%
Female Employed1.33%

Lemont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,367$127,052
Families$128,200$145,774
Married Families$137,930-
Non Families$38,701$52,687
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Income by Household Type

Lemont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemont Married by Age and Sex

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Lemont 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.

Lemont Marital Status by Race

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Lemont Marital Status

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930

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
Korea170
Second Gulf War64
World War II37
First Gulf War37

Lemont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74404
75+384
35 to 54106
55 to 6436
18 to 34

Lemont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9195.64%
Hispanic182.49%
Black115.29%

Lemont Veterans by Race

Lemont Veterans by Education

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2.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemont Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Lemont Employment by Age

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Lemont Employment by Race

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Lemont 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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74.21%

Born in Lemont

85.62%

Native Born

14.38%

Foreign Born

3.31%

Non Citizen

11.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.62% of Lemont residents were born in the United States, with 74.21% having been born in Illinois. 3.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lemont Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,4921240.55%
202022,3681240.56%
201922,2441240.56%
201822,120520.24%
201722,068520.24%
201622,0161600.73%
201521,856990.46%
201421,7571390.64%
201321,6181750.82%
201221,4431370.64%
201121,3061640.78%
201021,1420.00%

Lemont Population by Year