Oswego, Illinois Population 2022

35,431
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Oswego is a city located in Kendall County Illinois. Oswego has a 2020 population of 35,431. Oswego is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,585 in 2010.

The average household income in Oswego is $117,625 with a poverty rate of 1.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,513 per month, and the median house value is $254,200. The median age in Oswego is 36.6 years, 32.8 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Oswego Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oswegowas:

  • White: 78.68%
  • Black or African American: 7.23%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Other race: 3.85%
  • Asian: 3.47%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oswego, Illinois is 35,431 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,585.

Oswego, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,90778.68%
Black or African American2,5637.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.15%
Asian1,2323.47%
Some Other Race1,3663.85%
Two or More Races2,3486.62%
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Oswego Population by Race

Oswego Population Pyramid 2022

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Oswego Median Age

37


Total

36.2


Male

37.9


Female

Oswego Adults

There are 24,836 adults, (3,763 of whom are seniors) in Oswego.

Oswego Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oswego Sex Ratio

Female

18,167

51.22%

Male

17,303

48.78%

Oswego Population by Age

Oswego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oswego Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97%3%
All88.4%11.6%
Male85.7%14.3%
Female70.2%29.8%
Non Family67.7%32.3%

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oswego Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5663.0688.4
Married7,7473.6197
Male5723.1985.7
Female9753.0370.2
Non Family2,2721.1667.7

3.49

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Oswego Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6593.01%
9th to 12th Grade7953.63%
High School Graduate4,23419.32%
Some College4,02718.38%
Associates Degree2,50011.41%
Bachelors Degree5,99927.37%
Graduate Degree3,70116.89%
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Oswego Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American242323
Black1,4791,479757
Asian836765404
White16,07615,5737,591
Hispanic3,5792,700822
2+ Races1,0261,014189
Other Race59722667

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 95.83%.

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,777$64,451$47,730
Less Than 9th Grade$25,971$$18,750
High School Graduate$49,792$52,204$23,854
Some College$52,971$61,476$33,957
Bachelors Degree$63,232$97,692$55,446
Graduate Degree$68,887$87,951$59,713

$55,777

Average Earnings

$64,451

Average Male

$47,730

Average Female

Oswego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oswego Language by Age

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Oswego Language

77.11% of Oswego residents speak only English, while 22.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.18% of the population.

Oswego Language

Oswego Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,2615132.11%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2,348331.41%
Hispanic7,387680.92%

1.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.70%

Male Poverty Rate

1.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oswego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oswego is White, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oswego is Hispanic, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.31%.

Oswego Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.68%
High School5.06%
Some College2.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Oswego Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.17%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Oswego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oswego Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,330$115,117
Families$114,437$129,886
Married Families$121,394-
Non Families$47,688$50,763
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Income by Household Type

Oswego Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oswego Married by Age and Sex

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Oswego 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.

Oswego Marital Status by Race

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Oswego Marital Status

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1,164

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War143
First Gulf War344
Vietnam401
Korea86
World War II36

Oswego Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
35 to 54431
55 to 64168
65 to 74242
75+296

Oswego Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9034.58%
Black1689.89%
Asian606.22%
2+ Races332.17%
Hispanic330.73%

Oswego Veterans by Race

Oswego Veterans by Education

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5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oswego Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oswego Employment by Age

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Oswego Employment by Race

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Oswego 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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68.77%

Born in Oswego

86.85%

Native Born

13.15%

Foreign Born

6.81%

Non Citizen

6.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.85% of Oswego residents were born in the United States, with 68.77% having been born in Illinois. 6.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oswego Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,0210.00%
19903,8768552.52%
200013,3269,45013.14%
201030,35517,0298.58%
201130,7784231.39%
201231,2014231.37%
201331,6244231.36%
201432,0474231.34%
201532,4704231.32%
201632,8934231.30%
201733,3164231.29%
201833,7394231.27%
201934,1624231.25%
202034,5854231.24%
202135,0084231.22%
202235,4314231.21%

Oswego Population by Year