Oak Park, Illinois Population 2021

52,797
map placeholder

Oak Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 52,797, it is the 27th largest city in Illinois and the 754th largest city in the United States . Oak Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,878 in 2010. Oak Park reached it's highest population of 66,015 in 1940. Spanning over 5 miles, Oak Park has a population density of 11,234 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Park is $133,860 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,175 per month, and the median house value is $387,300. 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 Park was:

  • White: 68.67%
  • Black or African American: 18.24%
  • Two or more races: 5.41%
  • Asian: 4.76%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Oak Park, Illinois is 52,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 52,173.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,878.

Oak Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,86868.67%
Black or African American9,52818.24%
Two or More Races2,8265.41%
Asian2,4874.76%
Some Other Race1,3582.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.13%
Loading...

Oak Park Population by Race

Oak Park Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Oak Park Median Age

39.8


Total

38.5


Male

40.9


Female

Oak Park Adults

There are 39,559 adults, (7,695 of whom are seniors) in Oak Park.

Oak Park Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Park Sex Ratio

Female

27,473

52.60%

Male

24,760

47.40%

Oak Park Population by Age

Oak Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Oak Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All59.5%40.5%
Female55.5%44.5%
Male53.1%46.9%
Non Family34.8%65.2%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,6032.3959.5
Married9,9043.2982.7
Non Family8,7841.234.8
Female2,1532.9455.5
Male7623.0753.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

Loading...

Oak Park Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3951.08%
9th to 12th Grade9062.47%
High School Graduate3,3479.13%
Some College4,47512.20%
Associates Degree1,8645.08%
Bachelors Degree11,29330.79%
Graduate Degree14,39239.25%
Loading...

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,35023,90719,011
Black7,0356,4353,118
Hispanic2,4542,3081,346
Asian1,7771,7701,546
2+ Races1,0741,019684
Other Race687624292
Native American976146
Islander564213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.00%.

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,692$79,606$55,048
Less Than 9th Grade$30,430$$31,902
High School Graduate$32,412$36,250$28,594
Some College$39,034$47,059$33,824
Bachelors Degree$67,893$81,742$53,616
Graduate Degree$83,612$102,083$68,021

$64,692

Average Earnings

$79,606

Average Male

$55,048

Average Female

Oak Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Park Language by Age

Loading...

Oak Park Language

87.17% of Oak Park residents speak only English, while 12.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Oak Park Language

Oak Park Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,9031,6414.99%
Black9,3531,41515.13%
Asian2,48034113.75%
Hispanic4,6453166.80%
Multiple2,75529810.82%
Other1,358826.04%

7.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Park is Black, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Park is White, with 4.99% 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 10.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.00%.

Oak Park Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.95%
High School21.78%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Oak Park Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.06%
Male Unemployed26.56%
Female Employed3.59%
Male Employed2.56%

Oak Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Park Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$94,646$133,860
Families$138,068$176,118
Married Families$160,773-
Non Families$52,014$69,172
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Oak Park Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Park Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Oak Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oak Park Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Oak Park Marital Status

Loading...

1,814

Number of Veterans

1,690

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam737
Second Gulf War351
First Gulf War279
Korea190
World War II72

Oak Park Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+622
65 to 74460
35 to 54405
55 to 64246
18 to 3481

Oak Park Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1904.34%
Black4495.78%
Hispanic1123.98%
2+ Races1108.27%
Other Race354.20%
Islander1526.79%
Asian150.75%

Oak Park Veterans by Race

Oak Park Veterans by Education

Loading...

10.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Park Veterans by Education

Loading...

71%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Park Employment by Age

Loading...

Oak Park Employment by Race

Loading...

Oak Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

58.69%

Born in Oak Park

91.44%

Native Born

8.56%

Foreign Born

3.09%

Non Citizen

5.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.44% of Oak Park residents were born in the United States, with 58.69% having been born in Illinois. 3.09% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202152,7972080.40%
202052,5892080.40%
201952,3812080.40%
201852,173240.05%
201752,149890.17%
201652,060-345-0.66%
201552,4052670.51%
201452,138-116-0.22%
201352,2541550.30%
201252,099860.17%
201152,0131170.23%
201051,896-628-0.12%
200052,524-1,124-0.21%
199053,648-1,239-0.23%
198054,887-7,624-1.29%
197062,5111,4180.23%
196061,093-2,436-0.39%
195063,529-2,486-0.38%
194066,0152,0330.31%
193063,98224,1244.85%
192039,85820,4147.44%
191019,44418,94444.21%
19005000.00%

Oak Park Population by Year