Oak Lawn, Illinois Population 2022

58,696
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Oak Lawn is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 58,696, it is the 22nd largest city in Illinois and the 735th largest city in the United States. Oak Lawn is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,362 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Oak Lawn has a population density of 6,848 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Lawn is $82,225 with a poverty rate of 10.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,115 per month, and the median house value is $211,500. The median age in Oak Lawn is 40.8 years, 38.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Oak Lawn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Lawnwas:

  • White: 78.89%
  • Black or African American: 6.94%
  • Other race: 5.96%
  • Asian: 4.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Oak Lawn, Illinois is 58,696 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 58,362.

Oak Lawn, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Oak Lawn Population by Race

Oak Lawn Population Pyramid 2022

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Oak Lawn Median Age

41


Total

38.8


Male

44


Female

Oak Lawn Adults

There are 43,421 adults, (10,241 of whom are seniors) in Oak Lawn.

Oak Lawn Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Lawn Sex Ratio

Female

28,209

50.89%

Male

27,223

49.11%

Oak Lawn Population by Age

Oak Lawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Lawn Household Types

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Lawn Households and Families

3.33

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Oak Lawn Households by Type

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Oak Lawn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 59.49%.

Oak Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,770

Average Earnings

$54,322

Average Male

$40,392

Average Female

Oak Lawn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Lawn Language by Age

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Oak Lawn Language

69.42% of Oak Lawn residents speak only English, while 30.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.85% of the population.

Oak Lawn Language

Oak Lawn Poverty by Race

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10.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.16%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Lawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Lawn is Multiple, with 12.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Lawn is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.93%.

Oak Lawn Poverty

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Oak Lawn Poverty Rate by Education

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Oak Lawn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Lawn Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Oak Lawn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Lawn Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Lawn 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.

Oak Lawn Marital Status by Race

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Oak Lawn Marital Status

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2,164

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Oak Lawn Veterans by War

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Oak Lawn Veterans by Age

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Oak Lawn Veterans by Race

Oak Lawn Veterans by Education

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3.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Lawn Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Lawn Employment by Age

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Oak Lawn Employment by Race

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Oak Lawn 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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73.23%

Born in Oak Lawn

81.37%

Native Born

18.63%

Foreign Born

6.04%

Non Citizen

12.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.37% of Oak Lawn residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Illinois. 6.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oak Lawn Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Oak Lawn Population by Year