North Chicago, Illinois Population 2022

30,395
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North Chicago is a city located in Lake County Illinois. North Chicago has a 2020 population of 30,395. North Chicago is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,759 in 2010.

The average household income in North Chicago is $57,110 with a poverty rate of 20.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,250 per month, and the median house value is $107,900. The median age in North Chicago is 24.1 years, 23.5 years for males, and 25.6 years for females.

North Chicago Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Chicagowas:

  • White: 43.74%
  • Black or African American: 26.46%
  • Other race: 14.02%
  • Two or more races: 8.86%
  • Asian: 5.87%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
The current population of North Chicago, Illinois is 30,395 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,759.

North Chicago, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,10943.74%
Black or African American7,93026.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1960.65%
Asian1,7585.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.39%
Some Other Race4,20214.02%
Two or More Races2,6558.86%
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North Chicago Population by Race

North Chicago Population Pyramid 2022

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North Chicago Median Age

24.1


Total

23.3


Male

25.5


Female

North Chicago Adults

There are 24,859 adults, (1,996 of whom are seniors) in North Chicago.

North Chicago Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

North Chicago Sex Ratio

Female

11,972

39.95%

Male

17,995

60.05%

North Chicago Population by Age

North Chicago Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North Chicago Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male58.7%41.3%
Married45%55%
All34.8%65.2%
Non Family26.2%73.8%
Female25.3%74.7%

34.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Chicago Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6942.5534.8
Married2,8323.6145
Male4453.5358.7
Female1,1363.3125.3
Non Family3,2811.2426.2

3.42

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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North Chicago Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,45210.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,1518.21%
High School Graduate3,81327.20%
Some College3,49524.93%
Associates Degree9586.83%
Bachelors Degree2,07114.77%
Graduate Degree1,0807.70%
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North Chicago Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Chicago Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian944930726
White3,6853,5601,300
Black4,5063,873742
2+ Races1,118800102
Hispanic4,5932,789330
Other Race2,1451,12776
Islander2828
Native American3127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.91%.

North Chicago Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,957$31,019$24,948
Less Than 9th Grade$21,868$27,668$18,822
High School Graduate$28,855$30,944$20,426
Some College$30,478$31,058$30,191
Bachelors Degree$27,747$29,904$23,750
Graduate Degree$65,725$71,442$51,719

$28,957

Average Earnings

$31,019

Average Male

$24,948

Average Female

North Chicago Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Chicago Language by Age

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North Chicago Language

68.01% of North Chicago residents speak only English, while 31.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.04% of the population.

North Chicago Language

North Chicago Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,3351,66826.33%
Asian1,06928126.29%
White3,59072620.22%
Other717NaN%
Hispanic8,1631,29915.91%
Multiple1,92528114.60%

20.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.72%

Male Poverty Rate

23.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Chicago

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Chicago is Black, with 26.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Chicago is Multiple, with 14.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.88%.

North Chicago Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.95%
High School15.71%
Some College9.93%
Bachelors or Greater16.14%

North Chicago Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.41%
Male Unemployed26.95%
Female Employed13.18%
Female Unemployed36.84%

North Chicago Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Chicago Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,213$57,462
Families$57,061$65,741
Married Families$71,488-
Non Families$30,847$43,509
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Income by Household Type

North Chicago Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

North Chicago Married by Age and Sex

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North Chicago Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

North Chicago Marital Status by Race

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North Chicago Marital Status

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2,895

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,114
First Gulf War147
Vietnam410
Korea86
World War II8

North Chicago Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,014
35 to 54175
55 to 64300
65 to 74243
75+163

North Chicago Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,42323.54%
Black1,06620.55%
Asian22419.74%
Other Race220.82%
2+ Races1609.82%
Hispanic5919.86%

North Chicago Veterans by Race

North Chicago Veterans by Education

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11.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Chicago Veterans by Education

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76.2%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

North Chicago Employment by Age

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North Chicago Employment by Race

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North Chicago 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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34.31%

Born in North Chicago

83.74%

Native Born

16.26%

Foreign Born

9.35%

Non Citizen

6.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.74% of North Chicago residents were born in the United States, with 34.31% having been born in Illinois. 9.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Chicago Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,3060.00%
19205,8392,5335.85%
19308,4662,6273.78%
19408,465-1-0.00%
19508,6281630.19%
196022,93814,31010.27%
197047,27524,3377.50%
198038,774-8,501-1.96%
199034,978-3,796-1.03%
200035,9189400.27%
201032,574-3,344-0.97%
201132,392-182-0.56%
201232,210-182-0.56%
201332,028-182-0.57%
201431,846-182-0.57%
201531,664-182-0.57%
201631,482-182-0.57%
201731,300-182-0.58%
201831,118-182-0.58%
201930,936-182-0.58%
202030,759-177-0.57%
202130,577-182-0.59%
202230,395-182-0.60%

North Chicago Population by Year