Minooka, Illinois Population 2021

11,477
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Minooka is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 11,477, it is the 203rd largest city in Illinois and the 2822nd largest city in the United States . Minooka is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,924 in 2010. Minooka reached it's highest population of 11,477 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Minooka has a population density of 1,220 people per square mile.

The average household income in Minooka is $103,725 with a poverty rate of 5.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,233 per month, and the median house value is $212,500. The median age in Minooka is 33.6 years, 33.4 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Minooka Demographics

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

  • White: 91.30%
  • Black or African American: 2.62%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Minooka, Illinois is 11,477 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,924.

Minooka, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,12991.30%
Black or African American2912.62%
Some Other Race2872.59%
Two or More Races2422.18%
Asian1131.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.12%
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Minooka Population by Race

Minooka Population Pyramid $2021

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Minooka Median Age

33.6


Total

33.4


Male

33.6


Female

Minooka Adults

There are 7,759 adults, (888 of whom are seniors) in Minooka.

Minooka Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Minooka Sex Ratio

Female

5,608

50.55%

Male

5,486

49.45%

Minooka Population by Age

Minooka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Minooka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.4%5.6%
Married92.2%7.8%
All90.6%9.4%
Non Family90.3%9.7%
Female77.7%22.3%

90.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Minooka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7112.9890.6
Married2,3203.6292.2
Non Family9341.2690.3
Female2963.2877.7
Male1613.2794.4

3.47

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Minooka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade380.56%
9th to 12th Grade2503.65%
High School Graduate1,72925.27%
Some College1,81826.57%
Associates Degree77511.33%
Bachelors Degree1,48821.75%
Graduate Degree74410.87%
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Minooka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Minooka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7755,6442,018
Hispanic762605126
Black15115144
Other Race1468419
Asian727236
2+ Races63638
Islander1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Minooka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,719$63,993$36,653
Less Than 9th Grade$42,969$55,329$
High School Graduate$48,276$59,904$14,434
Some College$45,076$67,500$33,205
Bachelors Degree$48,654$69,750$35,294
Graduate Degree$69,222$78,750$66,735

$50,719

Average Earnings

$63,993

Average Male

$36,653

Average Female

Minooka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Minooka Language by Age

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Minooka Language

93.08% of Minooka residents speak only English, while 6.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Minooka Language

Minooka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9033063.44%
Hispanic1,71224814.49%
Other28716958.89%

5.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.64%

Male Poverty Rate

7.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Minooka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Minooka is Other, with 58.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Minooka is White, with 3.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.62%.

Minooka Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.53%
Less Than 9th Grade5.21%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.22%

Minooka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.41%
Male Unemployed15.29%
Female Employed4.66%
Male Employed0.87%

Minooka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Minooka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,902$103,725
Families$97,386$111,459
Married Families$108,500-
Non Families$67,361$75,557
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Income by Household Type

Minooka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Minooka Married by Age and Sex

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Minooka 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.

Minooka Marital Status by Race

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Minooka Marital Status

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646

Number of Veterans

613

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War201
Second Gulf War190
Vietnam154
Korea17
World War II

Minooka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54213
18 to 34159
65 to 74129
55 to 64106
75+39

Minooka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6468.97%
Hispanic15015.45%

Minooka Veterans by Race

Minooka Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Minooka Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Minooka Employment by Age

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Minooka Employment by Race

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Minooka 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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81.68%

Born in Minooka

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Minooka residents were born in the United States, with 81.68% having been born in Illinois. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Minooka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,477400.35%
202011,437400.35%
201911,397400.35%
201811,35790.08%
201711,348810.72%
201611,267280.25%
201511,239400.36%
201411,199530.48%
201311,146400.36%
201211,106840.76%
201111,022370.34%
201010,9857,01410.71%
20003,9711,4104.48%
19902,5610.00%

Minooka Population by Year