Niles, Illinois Population 2020

28,660

Niles is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 28,660, it is the 70th largest city in Illinois and the 1339th largest city in the United States. Niles is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,803 in 2010. Niles reached it's highest population of 31,432 in 1970. Spanning over 6 miles, Niles has a population density of 4,903 people per square mile.

The average household income in Niles is $76,363 with a poverty rate of 9.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,117 per month, and the median house value is $273,200. The median age in Niles is 47.6 years, 43.4 years for males, and 51.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.1 males.

Niles Demographics

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

  • White: 73.66%
  • Asian: 18.61%
  • Black or African American: 3.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.23%
  • Other race: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Niles, Illinois is 28,660, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,184.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,803.

Niles, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,83473.66%
Asian5,51518.61%
Black or African American9443.18%
Two or More Races6612.23%
Some Other Race6352.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.08%

Niles Population Pyramid 2020

Niles Median Age

47.6


Total

43.4


Male

51.6


Female

Niles Adults

There are 24,775 adults, (7,611 of whom are seniors) in Niles.

Niles Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Niles Sex Ratio

Female

15,433

52.07%

Male

14,207

47.93%

Niles Households and Families

Niles Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Niles Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family64%36%
Male60.6%39.4%
Female58.5%41.5%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9662.5973.4
Married5,6653.3783.5
Non Family3,8051.164
Female1,1893.2558.5
Male3074.0960.6

3.32

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Niles Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3495.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,4476.35%
High School Graduate6,51328.58%
Some College3,80316.69%
Associates Degree2,0358.93%
Bachelors Degree5,11022.43%
Graduate Degree2,52911.10%

Niles Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,56314,0705,014
Asian3,9953,5141,956
Hispanic2,0501,388311
Black697594149
Multiple Races419397213
Other Race403322172
Native American2727

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 multiple races people with a rate of 50.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,705$45,543$36,558
Less Than High School$26,403$30,065$23,224
High School Grad$30,557$40,013$24,871
Some College$36,026$42,525$30,873
Bachelors Degree$49,065$53,010$44,401
Graduate Degree$65,665$71,477$59,200

$40,705

Average Earnings

$45,543

Average Male

$36,558

Average Female

Niles Language

Niles Language by Age

Niles Language

41.82% of Niles residents speak only English, while 58.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 32.03% of the population.

Niles Poverty

Niles Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,3271,6589.05%
Hispanic3,28760218.31%
Asian5,4343466.37%
Multiple66113320.12%
Other6216610.63%
Black635497.72%
Native271140.74%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Niles

The race most likely to be in poverty in Niles is Native, with 40.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Niles is Asian, with 6.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.05%
High School11.12%
Some College6.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.64%
Male Unemployed26.43%
Male Employed3.69%
Female Employed2.42%

Niles Income

Niles Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,672$76,363
Families$76,391$90,028
Married Families$85,162-
Non Families$31,102$47,626

Niles Marital Status

Niles Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Niles Married by Age and Sex

Niles 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.

Niles Marital Status by Race

Niles Veterans

1,173

Number of Veterans

1,092

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam302
Korea231
World War II223
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War70
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0335.61%
Asian811.80%
Hispanic401.65%
Black405.04%
Indian1140.74%
2 or More81.69%

$Niles Veterans by Education

7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Niles Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Niles Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.57%

Born in Illinois

58.22%

Native Born

41.78%

Foreign Born

12.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

58.22% of Niles residents were born in the United States, with 50.57% having been born in Illinois. 12.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,660-262-0.91%
201928,922-262-0.90%
201829,184-271-0.92%
201729,455-262-0.88%
201629,717-183-0.61%
201529,900-143-0.48%
201430,043-26-0.09%
201330,069510.17%
201230,018830.28%
201129,935980.33%
201029,837-231-0.08%
200030,0681,7840.61%
199028,284-2,079-0.71%
198030,363-1,069-0.35%
197031,43211,0394.42%
196020,3930.00%