Shorewood, Illinois Population 2021

17,885
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Shorewood is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 17,885, it is the 141st largest city in Illinois and the 2036th largest city in the United States . Shorewood is currently growing at a rate of 1.06% annually and its population has increased by 14.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,615 in 2010. Shorewood reached it's highest population of 17,885 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Shorewood has a population density of 2,267 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shorewood is $120,900 with a poverty rate of 3.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,685 per month, and the median house value is $262,600. The median age in Shorewood is 42 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Shorewood Demographics

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

  • White: 85.80%
  • Black or African American: 5.17%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Other race: 3.00%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shorewood, Illinois is 17,885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,321.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,615.

Shorewood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,72685.80%
Black or African American8885.17%
Two or More Races5973.48%
Some Other Race5153.00%
Asian4112.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.16%
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Shorewood Population by Race

Shorewood Population Pyramid $2021

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Shorewood Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

43.2


Female

Shorewood Adults

There are 12,976 adults, (2,835 of whom are seniors) in Shorewood.

Shorewood Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shorewood Sex Ratio

Female

8,836

51.48%

Male

8,328

48.52%

Shorewood Population by Age

Shorewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shorewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97.8%2.2%
Married94.5%5.5%
All88%12%
Female85.3%14.7%
Non Family67.1%32.9%

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shorewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8932.9188
Married4,0283.4194.5
Non Family1,3051.1667.1
Female3813.6185.3
Male1792.9197.8

3.36

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Shorewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3492.99%
9th to 12th Grade4653.98%
High School Graduate2,69623.08%
Some College2,61822.42%
Associates Degree9047.74%
Bachelors Degree2,84224.33%
Graduate Degree1,80515.46%
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Shorewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shorewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5229,1853,965
Hispanic1,131773408
Black559546105
Asian286180110
Other Race25016854
2+ Races235235103
Native American272727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shorewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,455$74,917$40,119
Less Than 9th Grade$50,625$54,880$
High School Graduate$40,764$63,850$19,038
Some College$52,690$85,451$35,773
Bachelors Degree$56,144$78,913$48,645
Graduate Degree$90,641$107,888$71,450

$55,455

Average Earnings

$74,917

Average Male

$40,119

Average Female

Shorewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shorewood Language by Age

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Shorewood Language

86.84% of Shorewood residents speak only English, while 13.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Shorewood Language

Shorewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1603072.33%
Black88813114.75%
Hispanic2,368863.63%
Asian4116716.30%
Other5155210.10%
Multiple597162.68%

3.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.61%

Male Poverty Rate

4.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shorewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shorewood is Asian, with 16.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shorewood is White, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.72%.

Shorewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.05%
Less Than 9th Grade5.41%
Some College4.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.49%

Shorewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.35%
Male Unemployed14.04%
Male Employed1.97%
Female Employed1.91%

Shorewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shorewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,938$120,900
Families$122,623$135,864
Married Families$130,833-
Non Families$51,094$63,663
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Income by Household Type

Shorewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shorewood Married by Age and Sex

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Shorewood 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.

Shorewood Marital Status by Race

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Shorewood Marital Status

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968

Number of Veterans

879

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam281
First Gulf War263
Second Gulf War215
Korea64
World War II27

Shorewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54355
65 to 74237
75+222
18 to 3482
55 to 6472

Shorewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9498.35%
Hispanic422.99%
Black192.98%

Shorewood Veterans by Race

Shorewood Veterans by Education

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4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shorewood Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shorewood Employment by Age

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Shorewood Employment by Race

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Shorewood 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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80.07%

Born in Shorewood

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

3.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.61% of Shorewood residents were born in the United States, with 80.07% having been born in Illinois. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shorewood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,8851881.06%
202017,6971881.07%
201917,5091881.09%
201817,3211350.79%
201717,1861821.07%
201617,0042321.38%
201516,7721871.13%
201416,5852041.25%
201316,3811540.95%
201216,2271721.07%
201116,0553472.21%
201015,7088,0227.41%
20007,6861,4222.07%
19906,2641,5502.88%
19804,7140.00%

Shorewood Population by Year