Maywood, Illinois Population 2021

22,818
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Maywood is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 22,818, it is the 104th largest city in Illinois and the 1679th largest city in the United States . Maywood is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,090 in 2010. Maywood reached it's highest population of 29,019 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Maywood has a population density of 8,399 people per square mile.

The average household income in Maywood is $62,242 with a poverty rate of 15.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $151,300. The median age in Maywood is 37.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Maywood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.61%
  • White: 18.23%
  • Other race: 10.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Maywood, Illinois is 22,818 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,328.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,090.

Maywood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American16,17668.61%
White4,29918.23%
Some Other Race2,41510.24%
Two or More Races5182.20%
Asian1200.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.21%
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Maywood Population by Race

Maywood Population Pyramid $2021

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Maywood Median Age

37.9


Total

36.3


Male

40.4


Female

Maywood Adults

There are 18,706 adults, (3,519 of whom are seniors) in Maywood.

Maywood Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Maywood Sex Ratio

Female

11,991

50.86%

Male

11,587

49.14%

Maywood Population by Age

Maywood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Maywood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
Male71.2%28.8%
All61%39%
Female52.8%47.2%
Non Family43.4%56.6%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Maywood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7953.0161
Married2,6483.8781.1
Non Family2,5211.2343.4
Female1,9243.7152.8
Male7024.2571.2

3.76

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Maywood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3648.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,69310.56%
High School Graduate5,58134.81%
Some College3,84623.99%
Associates Degree1,4118.80%
Bachelors Degree1,3488.41%
Graduate Degree7924.94%
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Maywood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Maywood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black11,50410,0441,458
Hispanic3,4681,966287
Other Race1,456862104
White857771250
2+ Races26121167
Asian1129954
Native American151515

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%.

Maywood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,186$35,651$27,431
Less Than 9th Grade$27,487$30,625$22,336
High School Graduate$25,890$31,640$21,580
Some College$34,841$38,534$31,626
Bachelors Degree$50,597$54,063$39,531
Graduate Degree$47,127$45,417$47,778

$31,186

Average Earnings

$35,651

Average Male

$27,431

Average Female

Maywood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Maywood Language by Age

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Maywood Language

74.01% of Maywood residents speak only English, while 25.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.75% of the population.

Maywood Language

Maywood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,0812,73917.03%
Hispanic6,25782113.12%
Other2,4041697.03%
White96610711.08%
Multiple5187614.67%
Asian1205041.67%

15.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Maywood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Maywood is Asian, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Maywood is Other, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.73%.

Maywood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.43%
Less Than 9th Grade16.36%
Some College11.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.66%

Maywood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.19%
Male Unemployed22.17%
Female Employed7.93%
Male Employed4.59%

Maywood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Maywood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,176$62,242
Families$61,156$71,053
Married Families$74,521-
Non Families$26,016$38,653
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Income by Household Type

Maywood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Maywood Married by Age and Sex

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Maywood 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 35-44.

Maywood Marital Status by Race

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Maywood Marital Status

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1,291

Number of Veterans

1,083

Male Veterans

208

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam521
Second Gulf War279
First Gulf War117
Korea38
World War II

Maywood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74385
55 to 64282
18 to 34243
35 to 54208
75+173

Maywood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0187.76%
White1434.32%
Hispanic821.80%
2+ Races7222.57%
Other Race492.69%
Asian97.50%

Maywood Veterans by Race

Maywood Veterans by Education

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16.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Maywood Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Maywood Employment by Age

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Maywood Employment by Race

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Maywood 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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66.94%

Born in Maywood

87.92%

Native Born

12.08%

Foreign Born

7.68%

Non Citizen

4.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.92% of Maywood residents were born in the United States, with 66.94% having been born in Illinois. 7.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Maywood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122,818-170-0.74%
202022,988-170-0.73%
201923,158-170-0.73%
201823,328-263-1.11%
201723,591-233-0.98%
201623,824-189-0.79%
201524,013-148-0.61%
201424,161-69-0.28%
201324,230250.10%
201224,205400.17%
201124,165540.22%
201024,111-2,876-1.12%
200026,987-152-0.06%
199027,139-859-0.31%
198027,998-1,021-0.36%
197029,0191,6890.60%
196027,330-143-0.05%
195027,4738250.31%
194026,6488190.31%
193025,82913,7577.90%
192012,0724,0394.16%
19108,0333,5015.89%
19004,5320.00%

Maywood Population by Year