Olympia Fields, Illinois Population 2024

4,470

Olympia Fields is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Olympia Fields has a 2024 population of 4,470. Olympia Fields is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,709 in 2020.

The average household income in Olympia Fields is $117,703 with a poverty rate of 12.59%. The median age in Olympia Fields is 40.8 years: 36.6 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Olympia Fields Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 79.22%
  • White: 15.64%
  • Asian: 3.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,521.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.08% (-239)
The current population of Olympia Fields, Illinois is 4,470 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,709.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,89979.22%
White77015.64%
Asian1593.23%
Two or more races941.91%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Olympia Fields Population by Race

Olympia Fields Population Pyramid 2024

Olympia Fields Median Age

40.8

Total

36.6

Male

45.1

Female

Olympia Fields Adults

There are 3,878 adults, (1,332 of whom are seniors) in Olympia Fields.

Olympia Fields Age Dependency

93.3

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Olympia Fields Sex Ratio

Female2,80056.89%
Male2,12243.11%

Olympia Fields Population by Age

Olympia Fields Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8562.68713
Married8193.279010
Non Family7121.0683.416.6
Female3224.2788.211.8
Male33.670100

3.35

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

87.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Olympia Fields Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade391.2%
Associates Degree2256.93%
Bachelors Degree72322.25%
Graduate Degree70421.67%
High School Graduate45714.07%
Less Than 9th Grade1263.88%
Some College97530.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Olympia Fields Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Olympia Fields Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2,3952,315976
White715697408
Asian993232
2+ Races404011
Hispanic111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

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

Olympia Fields Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$100,148$101,224$66,836
Graduate Degree$68,462$82,841$58,182
High School Graduate$73,286$73,429$0
Less Than 9th Grade$18,582$18,821$0
Overall$59,918$74,893$57,714
Some College$42,946$0$39,966

$59,918

Average Earnings

$74,893

Average Male

$57,714

Average Female

Olympia Fields Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olympia Fields Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Olympia Fields Language

93.45% of Olympia Fields residents speak only English, while 6.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Olympia Fields Language

Olympia Fields Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,87043911.34%
White71417023.81%

12.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.7%

Male Poverty Rate

14.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olympia Fields

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olympia Fields is White, with 23.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olympia Fields is Black, with 11.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.87%.

Olympia Fields Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater14.46%
Some College11.5%
High School11.01%
Less Than 9th Grade1.37%

Olympia Fields Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.77%
Male Employed2.53%
Female Employed2.28%
Female Unemployed0%

Olympia Fields Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olympia Fields Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$118,381$134,082
Households$98,659$117,703
Married Families$129,844$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,948$80,130

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Olympia Fields Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Olympia Fields Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Olympia Fields 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.

Olympia Fields Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Olympia Fields Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

272

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War152
First Gulf War108
Vietnam31
Korea13
World War II11

Olympia Fields Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54100
18 to 3466
75+54
55 to 6426
65 to 7426

Olympia Fields Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2357.89%
White375.17%

Olympia Fields Veterans by Race

Olympia Fields Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olympia Fields Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Olympia Fields Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Olympia Fields Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Olympia Fields 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

79.87%

Born in Olympia Fields

95.47%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

3.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.47% of Olympia Fields residents were born in the United States, with 79.87% having been born in Illinois. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Olympia Fields Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,171-60-1.42%
20284,231-60-1.4%
20274,291-59-1.36%
20264,350-60-1.36%
20254,410-60-1.34%
20244,470-60-1.32%
20234,530-26-0.57%
20224,556-72-1.56%
20214,628-81-1.72%
20204,709-76-1.59%
20194,785-39-0.81%
20184,824-49-1.01%
20174,873-41-0.83%
20164,914-35-0.71%
20154,949-25-0.5%
20144,974-2-0.04%
20134,97690.18%
20124,967210.42%
20114,946190.39%
20104,92700%
20004,73248411.39%
19904,2481022.46%
19804,14666819.21%
19703,478-693-16.61%

Olympia Fields Population by Year