Markham, Illinois Population 2022

11,491
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Markham is a city located in Illinois. Markham has a 2020 population of 11,491. Markham is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,661 in 2010.

The average household income in Markham is $59,287 with a poverty rate of 20.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,362 per month, and the median house value is $92,200. The median age in Markham is 37.5 years, 32.9 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Markham Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 74.78%
  • White: 17.45%
  • Other race: 5.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Markham, Illinois is 11,491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,661.

Markham, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16417.45%
Black or African American9,27374.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.21%
Asian930.75%
Some Other Race6215.01%
Two or More Races2241.81%
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Markham Population by Race

Markham Population Pyramid 2022

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Markham Median Age

32


Total

27


Male

37.1


Female

Markham Adults

There are 8,530 adults, (1,708 of whom are seniors) in Markham.

Markham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Markham Sex Ratio

Female

6,622

53.40%

Male

5,779

46.60%

Markham Population by Age

Markham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Markham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
Male80.2%19.8%
Non Family77%23%
All68.2%31.8%
Female42.6%57.4%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Markham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8323.2368.2
Married1,0893.5190.6
Male2983.980.2
Female1,4344.2842.6
Non Family1,0111.2577

3.84

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

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Markham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3144.27%
9th to 12th Grade5757.82%
High School Graduate2,25030.58%
Some College2,44833.27%
Associates Degree6438.74%
Bachelors Degree75210.22%
Graduate Degree3755.10%
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Markham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Markham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian524025
2+ Races18018054
Black5,3764,946862
White1,074940164
Hispanic66134834
Native American2626
Other Race214103

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 asian people with a rate of 48.08%.

Markham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,842$29,000$30,052
Less Than 9th Grade$31,458$37,813$23,942
High School Graduate$21,605$16,042$28,825
Some College$29,435$35,288$27,969
Bachelors Degree$51,125$70,476$47,179
Graduate Degree$42,708$44,948$26,331

$29,842

Average Earnings

$29,000

Average Male

$30,052

Average Female

Markham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Markham Language by Age

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Markham Language

89.67% of Markham residents speak only English, while 10.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.36% of the population.

Markham Language

Markham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,0962,18023.97%
White1,41419613.86%
Other15NaN%
Hispanic1,38316812.15%
Multiple224104.46%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Markham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Markham is Black, with 23.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Markham is Multiple, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.08%.

Markham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.73%
High School15.87%
Some College11.55%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Markham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.76%
Male Unemployed23.76%
Female Employed11.28%
Female Unemployed31.17%

Markham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Markham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,050$59,224
Families$45,880$58,919
Married Families$75,549-
Non Families$33,462$55,945
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Income by Household Type

Markham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

21.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Markham Married by Age and Sex

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Markham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Markham Marital Status by Race

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Markham Marital Status

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528

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War78
Vietnam150
Korea41
World War II26

Markham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3459
35 to 54118
55 to 64124
65 to 74125
75+102

Markham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White583.52%
Black4687.50%
2+ Races20.99%

Markham Veterans by Race

Markham Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Markham Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

Markham Employment by Age

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Markham Employment by Race

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Markham 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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79.59%

Born in Markham

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.76% of Markham residents were born in the United States, with 79.59% having been born in Illinois. 3.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Markham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,7530.00%
196011,7048,95115.57%
197015,9874,2833.17%
198015,172-815-0.52%
199013,136-2,036-1.43%
200012,620-516-0.40%
201012,508-112-0.09%
201112,423-85-0.68%
201212,338-85-0.68%
201312,253-85-0.69%
201412,168-85-0.69%
201512,083-85-0.70%
201611,998-85-0.70%
201711,913-85-0.71%
201811,828-85-0.71%
201911,743-85-0.72%
202011,661-82-0.70%
202111,576-85-0.73%
202211,491-85-0.73%

Markham Population by Year