Skokie, Illinois Population 2020

62,088

Skokie is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. With a 2020 population of 62,088, it is the 19th largest city in Illinois and the 611th largest city in the United States. Skokie is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -4.16% 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 6,169 people per square mile.

The average household income in Skokie is $100,093 with a poverty rate of 8.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,226 per month, and the median house value is $308,200. The median age in Skokie is 43.7 years, 42.4 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.0 males.

Skokie Il Demographics

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

  • White: 57.95%
  • Asian: 26.96%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Skokie, Illinois is 62,088, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 63,280. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 64,784.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,31757.95%
Asian17,35926.96%
Black or African American5,1628.02%
Two or More Races3,3015.13%
Some Other Race1,0431.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native1340.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.12%

Skokie Il Population Pyramid 2020

Skokie Il Median Age

43.7


Total

42.4


Male

45


Female

Skokie Il Adults

There are 50,452 adults, (12,879 of whom are seniors) in Skokie Il.

Skokie Il Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Skokie Il Sex Ratio

Female

34,078

52.92%

Male

30,317

47.08%

Skokie Il Households and Families

Skokie Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Skokie Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Male55.2%44.8%
Female49.9%50.1%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4462.8370.5
Married12,8063.4680.1
Non Family6,1671.1661.4
Female2,5423.5549.9
Male9313.3955.2

3.42

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Skokie Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5585.55%
9th to 12th Grade2,0174.38%
High School Graduate8,35018.12%
Some College7,87717.10%
Associates Degree3,0316.58%
Bachelors Degree13,81829.99%
Graduate Degree8,42118.28%

Skokie Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,95822,96612,205
Asian12,68311,0896,935
Hispanic3,9523,2191,194
Black3,0782,9371,224
Multiple Races1,6641,577829
Other Race60640288
Native American7061
Islander585848

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 82.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,034$48,317$39,362
Less Than High School$25,789$27,656$24,549
High School Grad$31,477$35,967$28,203
Some College$36,237$40,252$32,833
Bachelors Degree$55,422$61,265$52,438
Graduate Degree$73,803$86,115$64,514

$43,034

Average Earnings

$48,317

Average Male

$39,362

Average Female

Skokie Il Language

Skokie Il Language by Age

Skokie Il Language

46.25% of Skokie Il residents speak only English, while 53.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 22.93% of the population.

Skokie Il Poverty

Skokie Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,5603,0069.52%
Asian17,3001,1256.50%
Hispanic7,05575910.76%
Multiple3,30139211.88%
Black5,0693757.40%
Other1,03711611.19%
Native1341611.94%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

8.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skokie Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skokie Il is Native, with 11.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skokie Il is Asian, with 6.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.61%
High School15.00%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.94%
Male Unemployed23.18%
Male Employed3.04%
Female Employed2.55%

Skokie Il Income

Skokie Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,272$100,093
Families$91,294$115,802
Married Families$100,337-
Non Families$36,015$54,951

Skokie Il Marital Status

Skokie Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Skokie Il Married by Age and Sex

Skokie Il 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.

Skokie Il Marital Status by Race

Skokie Il Veterans

1,402

Number of Veterans

1,333

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam423
World War II207
First Gulf War202
Korea151
Second Gulf War110
Name Veterans % of Total
White9333.11%
Asian2541.82%
Black1674.70%
Hispanic450.93%
2 or More401.93%
Hawaiian812.12%

$Skokie Il Veterans by Education

4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skokie Il Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Skokie Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.71%

Born in Illinois

59.92%

Native Born

40.08%

Foreign Born

12.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

59.92% of Skokie Il residents were born in the United States, with 47.71% having been born in Illinois. 12.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202062,088-596-0.95%
201962,684-596-0.94%
201863,280-618-0.97%
201763,898-596-0.92%
201664,494-443-0.68%
201564,937-326-0.50%
201465,263-92-0.14%
201365,355930.14%
201265,2621720.26%
201165,0901990.31%
201064,8911,5430.24%
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%