Skokie, Illinois Population 2020

62,229
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Skokie is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 62,229, it is the 19th largest city in Illinois and the 607th largest city in the United States. Skokie is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64,784 in 2010. Skokie reached it's highest population of 68,322 in 1970. Spanning over 10 miles, Skokie has a population density of 6,183 people per square mile.

The average household income in Skokie is $100,654 with a poverty rate of 9.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,271 per month, and the median house value is $318,800. The median age in Skokie is 43.7 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Skokie Demographics

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

  • White: 57.09%
  • Asian: 27.52%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Skokie, Illinois is 62,229, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 63,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 64,784.

Skokie, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,43857.09%
Asian17,56627.52%
Black or African American5,1208.02%
Two or More Races3,2515.09%
Some Other Race1,1941.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1070.17%
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Skokie Population by Race

Skokie Population Pyramid 2020

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Skokie Median Age

43.7


Total

42.7


Male

45.2


Female

Skokie Adults

There are 50,018 adults, (12,837 of whom are seniors) in Skokie.

Skokie Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Skokie Sex Ratio

Female

33,301

52.18%

Male

30,520

47.82%

Skokie Population by Age

Skokie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Skokie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All70.4%29.6%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female49.4%50.6%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Skokie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3662.8270.4
Married12,7913.479.8
Non Family6,0431.1460.5
Female2,4603.649.4
Male1,0723.5861.2

3.4

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Skokie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5645.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,9224.22%
High School Graduate8,49718.67%
Some College7,67316.86%
Associates Degree3,1736.97%
Bachelors Degree13,65330.00%
Graduate Degree8,03117.65%
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Skokie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skokie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,27422,42912,117
Asian12,74911,1026,707
Hispanic4,1163,3381,115
Black3,0342,938944
Multiple Races1,5571,467835
Other Race633442175
Islander848471
Native American6851

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 84.52%.

Skokie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,279$47,661$36,556
Less Than High School$25,956$30,687$23,968
High School Grad$30,635$33,909$25,034
Some College$37,006$41,408$32,201
Bachelors Degree$55,523$60,857$50,497
Graduate Degree$72,320$84,643$63,258

$42,279

Average Earnings

$47,661

Average Male

$36,556

Average Female

Skokie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skokie Language by Age

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Skokie Language

47.28% of Skokie residents speak only English, while 52.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 23.15% of the population.

Skokie Language

Skokie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,7973,08210.01%
Asian17,5071,1296.45%
Hispanic7,29789612.28%
Multiple3,25148314.86%
Black5,0424639.18%
Other1,189927.74%
Native1451812.41%

9.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skokie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skokie is Multiple, with 14.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skokie is Asian, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.45%.

Skokie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.51%
High School11.51%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Skokie Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.89%
Female Unemployed17.46%
Female Employed2.89%
Male Employed2.66%

Skokie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skokie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,046$100,654
Families$90,226$115,177
Married Families$100,334$124,011
Non Families$37,384$58,521
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Income by Household Type

Skokie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Skokie Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Skokie Marital Status by Race

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Skokie Marital Status

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1,204

Number of Veterans

1,151

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam379
World War II172
Second Gulf War145
Korea124
First Gulf War108

Skokie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+575
65 to 74321
35 to 54119
18 to 34117
55 to 6472

Skokie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8702.96%
Asian1811.27%
Black1243.55%
Hispanic621.25%
2 or More211.07%
Hawaiian88.79%

Skokie Veterans by Race

Skokie Veterans by Education

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4.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skokie Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Skokie Employment by Age

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Skokie Employment by Race

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Skokie 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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46.96%

Born in Illinois

59.64%

Native Born

40.36%

Foreign Born

12.58%

Non Citizen

27.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.64% of Skokie residents were born in the United States, with 46.96% having been born in Illinois. 12.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Skokie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202062,229-471-0.75%
201962,700-471-0.75%
201863,171-676-1.06%
201763,847-590-0.92%
201664,437-451-0.70%
201564,888-335-0.51%
201465,223-105-0.16%
201365,328810.12%
201265,2471600.25%
201165,0871980.31%
201064,8891,5410.24%
200063,3483,9160.64%
199059,432-846-0.14%
198060,278-8,044-1.24%
197068,3228,9581.42%
196059,36444,53214.88%
195014,8327,6327.49%
19407,2000.00%

Skokie Population by Year