Lemont, Illinois Population 2022

17,955
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Lemont is a city located in Illinois. Lemont has a 2020 population of 17,955. Lemont is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,629 in 2010.

The average household income in Lemont is $126,502 with a poverty rate of 5.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,223 per month, and the median house value is $373,500. The median age in Lemont is 45.7 years, 43.6 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Lemont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lemontwas:

  • White: 93.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lemont, Illinois is 17,955 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,629.

Lemont, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,02493.54%
Black or African American990.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1340.78%
Asian3502.04%
Some Other Race110.06%
Two or More Races5132.99%
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Lemont Population by Race

Lemont Population Pyramid 2022

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Lemont Median Age

43.5


Total

42.9


Male

45.3


Female

Lemont Adults

There are 12,834 adults, (3,128 of whom are seniors) in Lemont.

Lemont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemont Sex Ratio

Female

8,533

49.81%

Male

8,598

50.19%

Lemont Population by Age

Lemont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lemont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.8%6.2%
All82.9%17.1%
Female67%33%
Non Family52.8%47.2%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lemont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9112.8582.9
Married3,9983.3393.8
Male1603.26100
Female4483.3267
Non Family1,3051.1852.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Lemont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2882.46%
9th to 12th Grade1741.48%
High School Graduate2,82124.06%
Some College2,44620.86%
Associates Degree1,1189.53%
Bachelors Degree3,04825.99%
Graduate Degree1,83115.61%
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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
Native American858585
Other Race111111
Asian257257222
White10,58410,1674,331
Hispanic741722253
2+ Races33733768
Black69438

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$64,750$80,561$44,190
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$57,222$78,504$25,391
Some College$54,060$65,781$42,100
Bachelors Degree$69,826$116,875$51,031
Graduate Degree$92,969$122,708$69,302

$64,750

Average Earnings

$80,561

Average Male

$44,190

Average Female

Lemont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lemont Language by Age

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Lemont Language

76.61% of Lemont residents speak only English, while 23.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.51% of the population.

Lemont Language

Lemont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9267835.25%
Black5623.57%
OtherNaN%
Multiple5135811.31%
Hispanic1,391715.10%

5.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.48%

Male Poverty Rate

5.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemont is White, with 5.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemont is Hispanic, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.97%.

Lemont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.98%
High School4.38%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Lemont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.22%
Male Unemployed57.69%
Female Employed1.12%
Female Unemployed3.65%

Lemont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lemont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$114,509$129,686
Families$133,456$145,793
Married Families$143,406-
Non Families$48,068$60,934
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Income by Household Type

Lemont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

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 45-54, 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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570

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War35
Vietnam273
Korea115
World War II8

Lemont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5457
55 to 6443
65 to 74231
75+239

Lemont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5614.68%
Black913.04%
Hispanic70.81%

Lemont Veterans by Race

Lemont Veterans by Education

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3.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemont Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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73.88%

Born in Lemont

84.67%

Native Born

15.33%

Foreign Born

2.38%

Non Citizen

12.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.67% of Lemont residents were born in the United States, with 73.88% having been born in Illinois. 2.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lemont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,5820.00%
19402,557-25-0.10%
19502,7572000.76%
19603,3976402.11%
19705,0801,6834.11%
19805,6405601.05%
19907,3481,7082.68%
200013,0985,7505.95%
201016,0002,9022.02%
201116,1631631.02%
201216,3261631.01%
201316,4891631.00%
201416,6521630.99%
201516,8151630.98%
201616,9781630.97%
201717,1411630.96%
201817,3041630.95%
201917,4671630.94%
202017,6291620.93%
202117,7921630.92%
202217,9551630.92%

Lemont Population by Year