Oakwood, Illinois Population 2024

1,271

Oakwood is a city located in Vermilion County Illinois. Oakwood has a 2024 population of 1,271. Oakwood is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,323 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakwood is $63,744 with a poverty rate of 21.15%. The median age in Oakwood is 38.6 years: 36.1 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Oakwood Demographics

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

  • White: 96.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,369.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.93% (-52)
The current population of Oakwood, Illinois is 1,271 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,323.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,29896.15%
Two or more races423.11%
Black or African American80.59%
Native American20.15%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Oakwood Population by Race

Oakwood Population Pyramid 2024

Oakwood Median Age

38.6

Total

36.1

Male

41.6

Female

Oakwood Adults

There are 974 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Oakwood.

Oakwood Age Dependency

105.2

Age Dependency Ratio

48

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakwood Sex Ratio

Female75155.63%
Male59944.37%

Oakwood Population by Age

Oakwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5772.348218
Married2272.8297.82.2
Non Family2261.2770.429.6
Female903.576.723.3
Male343.1267.632.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade343.8%
Associates Degree10311.52%
Bachelors Degree364.03%
Graduate Degree394.36%
High School Graduate46552.01%
Less Than 9th Grade91.01%
Some College20823.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oakwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White88084070
2+ Races753
Black540
Native American222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Oakwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,875$151,250$65,938
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,875$47,250$34,514
Less Than 9th Grade$37,813$0$0
Overall$42,292$50,855$36,563
Some College$43,333$75,132$36,429

$42,292

Average Earnings

$50,855

Average Male

$36,563

Average Female

Oakwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakwood Language

98.44% of Oakwood residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Oakwood Language

Oakwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,26427421.68%
Multiple42614.29%

21.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.83%

Male Poverty Rate

22.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakwood is White, with 21.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakwood is Multiple, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.67%.

Oakwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.26%
Less Than 9th Grade16.28%
High School14.84%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%

Oakwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed75%
Male Unemployed60%
Female Employed10.49%
Male Employed8.73%

Oakwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,292$78,093
Households$47,344$63,744
Married Families$100,040$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,875$36,751

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oakwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam12
Korea3
World War II0

Oakwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5417
65 to 7414
55 to 6411
75+6
18 to 343

Oakwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White515.34%

Oakwood Veterans by Race

Oakwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oakwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.93%

Born in Oakwood

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Oakwood residents were born in the United States, with 89.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oakwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,206-13-1.07%
20281,219-13-1.06%
20271,232-13-1.04%
20261,245-13-1.03%
20251,258-13-1.02%
20241,271-13-1.01%
20231,284-6-0.47%
20221,290-19-1.45%
20211,309-14-1.06%
20201,323-153-10.37%
20191,476-22-1.47%
20181,498-23-1.51%
20171,521-14-0.91%
20161,535-10-0.65%
20151,545-13-0.83%
20141,558-13-0.83%
20131,571-7-0.44%
20121,578-10-0.63%
20111,588-6-0.38%
20101,59400%

Oakwood Population by Year