Oswego, Illinois Population 2021

59,420
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Oswego Demographics

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

  • White: 79.14%
  • Black or African American: 6.56%
  • Other race: 5.74%
  • Asian: 4.98%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oswego, Illinois is 59,420based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,135.

Oswego, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,66279.14%
Black or African American3,7036.56%
Some Other Race3,2405.74%
Asian2,8134.98%
Two or More Races1,9513.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.11%
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Oswego Population By Race

Oswego Population Pyramid 2021

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Oswego Median Age

36.5


Total

34.6


Male

37.8


Female

Oswego Adults

There are 40,483 adults, (6,149 of whom are seniors) in Oswego.

Oswego Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oswego Sex Ratio

Mujer

28,641

50.75%

Masculino

27,792

49.25%

Oswego Population by Age

Oswego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oswego Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
Masculino85.2%14.8%
All83.6%16.4%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Mujer65.8%34.2%

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oswego Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7123.0183.6
Married11,8293.5389.3
Non Family4,1381.2674.9
Mujer1,8273.2865.8
Masculino9183.6285.2

3.45

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Oswego Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2583.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,3383.78%
High School Graduate7,02019.84%
Some College8,17223.09%
Associates Degree3,2829.27%
Bachelors Degree8,81724.92%
Graduate Degree5,50015.54%
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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
White25,75425,12011,384
Hispanic5,3073,581934
Black2,4082,260758
Other Race1,77060085
Asian1,7421,6551,158
2+ Races623599196
Native American222121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 95.45%.

Oswego Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$51,634$63,998$39,682
Less Than 9th Grade$28,000$30,452$26,603
High School Graduate$40,688$55,384$30,486
Some College$47,017$63,881$33,431
Bachelors Degree$63,976$73,623$49,400
Graduate Degree$70,204$102,424$60,093

$51,634

Average Earnings

$63,998

Average Male

$39,682

Average Female

Oswego Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oswego Language by Age

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Oswego Language

80.29% of Oswego residents speak only English, while 19.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.09% of the population.

Oswego Language

Oswego Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5561,0412.70%
Hispanic10,4744163.97%
Black3,6991163.14%
Multiple1,951653.33%
Other3,240371.14%

2.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.63%

Male Poverty Rate

3.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oswego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oswego is Hispanic, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oswego is Other, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.70%.

Oswego Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School5.10%
Some College3.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%
Less Than 9th Grade1.51%

Oswego Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed3.31%
Female Unemployed3.19%
Female Employed2.21%
Male Employed1.62%

Oswego Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oswego Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,482$110,943
Families$106,764$122,941
Married Families$118,416-
Non Families$57,243$64,989
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Income by Household Type

Oswego Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

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 Over 65, 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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1,997

Number of Veterans

1,748

Male Veterans

249

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam769
First Gulf War362
Second Gulf War244
Korea182
World War II63

Oswego Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54571
65 to 74537
75+494
55 to 64357
18 to 3438

Oswego Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7015.26%
Black1415.08%
Asian1044.94%
Hispanic530.79%
2+ Races444.75%
Other Race70.30%

Oswego Veterans by Race

Oswego Veterans by Education

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7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oswego Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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70.57%

Born in Oswego

89.30%

Native Born

10.70%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

5.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.30% of Oswego residents were born in the United States, with 70.57% having been born in Illinois. 5.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202159,4208301.42%
202058,5908301.44%
201957,7608301.46%
201856,9304960.88%
201756,4345300.95%
201655,9047501.36%
201555,1548291.53%
201454,3251,0271.93%
201353,2986751.28%
201252,6237411.43%
201151,8827471.46%
201051,1350.00%

Oswego Population by Year