Skokie, Illinois Population 2024

63,439

Skokie is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Skokie has a 2024 population of 63,439. Skokie is currently declining at a rate of -1.6% annually and its population has decreased by -6.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,711 in 2020.

The average household income in Skokie is $119,395 with a poverty rate of 8.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Skokie is 43 years, 41.3 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Skokie Demographics

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

  • White: 52.88%
  • Asian: 26.28%
  • Black or African American: 9.39%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Other race: 4.55%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
Land Area (mi²)
10.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,303.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.31% (-4,272)
The current population of Skokie, Illinois is 63,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 67,711.

Skokie, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,47052.88%
Asian17,63026.28%
Black or African American6,3009.39%
Two or more races4,3856.54%
Other race3,0524.55%
Native American1790.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander600.09%
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White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Skokie Population by Race

Skokie Population Pyramid 2024

Skokie Median Age

43

Total

41.3

Male

45.1

Female

Skokie Adults

There are 51,822 adults, (13,689 of whom are seniors) in Skokie.

Skokie Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Skokie Sex Ratio

Female33,74950.31%
Male33,32749.69%

Skokie Population by Age

Skokie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,0492.7674.625.4
Married13,4133.3683.716.3
Non Family6,5471.1162.637.4
Female2,5843.386040
Male1,5053.4170.829.2
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Skokie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Skokie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skokie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.15%.

Skokie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,802

Average Earnings

$57,231

Average Male

$45,552

Average Female

Skokie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skokie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Skokie Language

51.16% of Skokie residents speak only English, while 48.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.7% of the population.

Skokie Language

Skokie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,4842,7468.45%
Black6,1991,21519.6%
Asian17,5831,2006.82%
Hispanic7,3544766.47%
Other3,0121816.01%
Multiple4,3711563.57%
Native1794424.58%
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8.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skokie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skokie is Native, with 24.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skokie is Multiple, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.37%.

Skokie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.28%
High School12.21%
Some College9.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%
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Skokie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15.74%
Female Unemployed12.95%
Male Employed3.4%
Female Employed3.3%
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Skokie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skokie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Skokie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Skokie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Skokie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Skokie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Skokie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,344

Number of Veterans

1,285

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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Skokie Veterans by War

count

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Skokie Veterans by Age

count

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Skokie Veterans by Race

Skokie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skokie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Skokie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Skokie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Skokie 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

47.86%

Born in Skokie

61.68%

Native Born

38.32%

Foreign Born

10.12%

Non Citizen

28.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.68% of Skokie residents were born in the United States, with 47.86% having been born in Illinois. 10.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Skokie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,294-1,029-1.73%
202859,323-1,029-1.7%
202760,352-1,029-1.68%
202661,381-1,029-1.65%
202562,410-1,029-1.62%
202463,439-1,029-1.6%
202364,468-1,029-1.57%
202265,497-1,029-1.55%
202166,526-1,185-1.75%
202067,7115,0838.12%
201962,628-523-0.83%
201863,151-670-1.05%
201763,821-594-0.92%
201664,415-449-0.69%
201564,864-335-0.51%
201465,199-108-0.17%
201365,307800.12%
201265,2271610.25%
201165,0661960.3%
201064,8701,5222.4%
200063,3483,9166.59%
199059,432-846-1.4%
198060,278-8,044-11.77%
197068,3228,95815.09%
196059,36444,532300.24%
195014,8327,632106%
19407,200
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Skokie Population by Year