Oak Park, Illinois Population 2022

55,123
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Oak Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Oak Park has a 2020 population of 55,123. Oak Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,583 in 2010.

The average household income in Oak Park is $133,860 with a poverty rate of 7.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,213 per month, and the median house value is $403,200. The median age in Oak Park is 39.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Oak Park Demographics

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

  • White: 66.07%
  • Black or African American: 18.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.35%
  • Asian: 5.10%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Oak Park, Illinois is 55,123 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 54,583.

Oak Park, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,42366.07%
Black or African American9,61218.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.28%
Asian2,6575.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.12%
Some Other Race1,3682.63%
Two or More Races3,8327.35%
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Oak Park Population by Race

Oak Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Oak Park Median Age

40.6


Total

38.7


Male

42.1


Female

Oak Park Adults

There are 39,711 adults, (8,206 of whom are seniors) in Oak Park.

Oak Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Park Sex Ratio

Female

27,757

53.27%

Male

24,345

46.73%

Oak Park Population by Age

Oak Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Female54.6%45.4%
Male52.6%47.4%
Non Family37%63%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7012.3860.2
Married9,8873.2982.8
Male740352.6
Female2,1472.8854.6
Non Family8,9271.237

3.14

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Oak Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4041.11%
9th to 12th Grade7582.08%
High School Graduate3,1558.64%
Some College4,54012.43%
Associates Degree1,8104.96%
Bachelors Degree11,74332.15%
Graduate Degree14,11738.65%
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Oak Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,0862,0721,851
White23,71923,26018,625
2+ Races1,6671,6181,165
Native American14712194
Hispanic2,6452,5041,489
Black6,8026,3413,009
Other Race691630286
Islander54389

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.73%.

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,248$81,336$55,657
Less Than 9th Grade$37,250$41,146$35,795
High School Graduate$35,919$41,205$30,021
Some College$41,992$50,357$35,342
Bachelors Degree$72,276$87,096$53,339
Graduate Degree$84,868$101,305$70,093

$67,248

Average Earnings

$81,336

Average Male

$55,657

Average Female

Oak Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Park Language by Age

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Oak Park Language

86.89% of Oak Park residents speak only English, while 13.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

Oak Park Language

Oak Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4591,38214.61%
Asian2,64334012.86%
Hispanic4,9133857.84%
Multiple3,8152326.08%
White31,8771,3774.32%
Other98NaN%

7.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

7.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Park is Black, with 14.61% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.13%.

Oak Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
High School17.49%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Oak Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.42%
Male Unemployed34.51%
Female Employed3.82%
Female Unemployed31.88%

Oak Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,945$137,488
Families$142,785$182,139
Married Families$164,135-
Non Families$53,321$70,186
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Income by Household Type

Oak Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Park Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Park 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.

Oak Park Marital Status by Race

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Oak Park Marital Status

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1,814

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War362
First Gulf War288
Vietnam742
Korea132
World War II170

Oak Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34112
35 to 54384
55 to 64224
65 to 74408
75+686

Oak Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1954.48%
Black4776.16%
Asian281.24%
Islander1324.07%
Other Race232.76%
2+ Races784.00%
Hispanic1183.90%

Oak Park Veterans by Race

Oak Park Veterans by Education

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5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Park Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Park Employment by Age

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Oak Park Employment by Race

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Oak Park 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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59.16%

Born in Oak Park

91.09%

Native Born

8.91%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

6.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.09% of Oak Park residents were born in the United States, with 59.16% having been born in Illinois. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oak Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19005000.00%
191019,44418,94444.21%
192039,85820,4147.44%
193063,98224,1244.85%
194066,0152,0330.31%
195063,529-2,486-0.38%
196061,093-2,436-0.39%
197062,5111,4180.23%
198054,887-7,624-1.29%
199053,648-1,239-0.23%
200052,524-1,124-0.21%
201051,878-646-0.12%
201152,1482700.52%
201252,4182700.52%
201352,6882700.52%
201452,9582700.51%
201553,2282700.51%
201653,4982700.51%
201753,7682700.50%
201854,0382700.50%
201954,3082700.50%
202054,5832750.51%
202154,8532700.49%
202255,1232700.49%

Oak Park Population by Year