New Lenox, Illinois Population 2022

27,778
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New Lenox is a city located in Will County Illinois. New Lenox has a 2020 population of 27,778. New Lenox is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,214 in 2010.

The average household income in New Lenox is $129,620 with a poverty rate of 2.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,163 per month, and the median house value is $308,500. The median age in New Lenox is 36.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

New Lenox Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Lenoxwas:

  • White: 95.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Lenox, Illinois is 27,778 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,214.

New Lenox, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,66195.79%
Black or African American1460.55%
Asian1060.40%
Some Other Race1230.46%
Two or More Races7522.81%
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New Lenox Population by Race

New Lenox Population Pyramid 2022

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New Lenox Median Age

36


Total

35.8


Male

36.1


Female

New Lenox Adults

There are 18,905 adults, (2,787 of whom are seniors) in New Lenox.

New Lenox Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Lenox Sex Ratio

Female

13,342

49.81%

Male

13,446

50.19%

New Lenox Population by Age

New Lenox Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Lenox Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96%4%
All91.4%8.6%
Non Family79%21%
Female74.5%25.5%

91.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Lenox Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7203.0691.4
Married6,3293.5696
Male1652.67100
Female6232.9974.5
Non Family1,6031.1579

3.46

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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New Lenox Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1130.66%
9th to 12th Grade2661.57%
High School Graduate3,55920.94%
Some College3,45320.32%
Associates Degree2,05212.07%
Bachelors Degree4,57126.89%
Graduate Degree2,98217.55%
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New Lenox Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Lenox Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian727240
White15,99815,6367,257
Other Race797933
2+ Races351351108
Black757423
Hispanic571555128

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.56%.

New Lenox Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,030$85,927$46,174
Less Than 9th Grade$$75,739$23,750
High School Graduate$47,245$60,347$30,048
Some College$55,907$87,120$32,159
Bachelors Degree$66,732$86,750$53,654
Graduate Degree$84,348$104,327$72,879

$64,030

Average Earnings

$85,927

Average Male

$46,174

Average Female

New Lenox Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Lenox Language by Age

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New Lenox Language

96.42% of New Lenox residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

New Lenox Language

New Lenox Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,6716172.50%
Black14610.68%
Other27NaN%
Hispanic1,105161.45%

2.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.32%

Male Poverty Rate

2.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Lenox

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Lenox is White, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Lenox is Hispanic, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.15%.

New Lenox Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.45%
High School2.22%
Some College3.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%

New Lenox Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.01%
Male Unemployed3.06%
Female Employed1.84%
Female Unemployed6.31%

New Lenox Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Lenox Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$115,327$134,361
Families$128,767$147,734
Married Families$135,304-
Non Families$55,225$70,418
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Income by Household Type

New Lenox Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

New Lenox Married by Age and Sex

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New Lenox 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 35-44.

New Lenox Marital Status by Race

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New Lenox Marital Status

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980

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War223
First Gulf War174
Vietnam374
Korea102
World War II

New Lenox Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3490
35 to 54238
55 to 64143
65 to 74283
75+226

New Lenox Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9655.29%
Asian55.49%
2+ Races102.62%
Hispanic111.53%

New Lenox Veterans by Race

New Lenox Veterans by Education

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4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Lenox Veterans by Education

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Lenox Employment by Age

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New Lenox Employment by Race

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New Lenox 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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88.38%

Born in New Lenox

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.82% of New Lenox residents were born in the United States, with 88.38% having been born in Illinois. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Lenox Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,8550.00%
19805,7922,9377.33%
19909,6273,8355.21%
200017,7718,1446.32%
201024,3946,6233.22%
201124,6762821.16%
201224,9582821.14%
201325,2402821.13%
201425,5222821.12%
201525,8042821.10%
201626,0862821.09%
201726,3682821.08%
201826,6502821.07%
201926,9322821.06%
202027,2142821.05%
202127,4962821.04%
202227,7782821.03%

New Lenox Population by Year