South Holland, Illinois Population 2024

20,183

South Holland is a city located in Cook County Illinois. South Holland has a 2024 population of 20,183. South Holland is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,381 in 2020.

The average household income in South Holland is $89,194 with a poverty rate of 14.1%. The median age in South Holland is 42.6 years: 43.3 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

South Holland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.32%
  • White: 12.11%
  • Other race: 3.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,789.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.6% (-1,198)
The current population of South Holland, Illinois is 20,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,381.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American17,09780.32%
White2,57712.11%
Other race8403.95%
Two or more races5772.71%
Asian1860.87%
Native American100.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Holland Population by Race

South Holland Population Pyramid 2024

South Holland Median Age

42.6

Total

43.3

Male

42.3

Female

South Holland Adults

There are 16,576 adults, (3,835 of whom are seniors) in South Holland.

South Holland Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

South Holland Sex Ratio

Female11,52154.12%
Male9,76645.88%

South Holland Population by Age

South Holland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,6382.7282.917.1
Married3,1423.2495.54.5
Non Family2,1511.1277.822.2
Female1,8303.6567.232.8
Male5152.9983.316.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Holland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8585.77%
Associates Degree1,3639.17%
Bachelors Degree2,26415.23%
Graduate Degree1,87812.64%
High School Graduate3,71925.02%
Less Than 9th Grade3762.53%
Some College4,40529.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Holland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Holland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black11,39110,5723,379
White2,3262,113499
Hispanic73555979
Other Race51337563
2+ Races300291106
Asian16113566
Native American10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.99%.

South Holland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,259$61,650$50,360
Graduate Degree$70,556$0$73,598
High School Graduate$39,521$49,861$28,765
Less Than 9th Grade$35,647$37,350$29,919
Overall$46,360$53,393$41,120
Some College$42,500$55,777$31,721

$46,360

Average Earnings

$53,393

Average Male

$41,120

Average Female

South Holland Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Holland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Holland Language

90.99% of South Holland residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

South Holland Language

South Holland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black16,8672,68415.91%
White2,2051135.12%
Multiple556549.71%
Hispanic1,078444.08%
Asian1864323.12%
Other840425%

14.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Holland

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Holland is Asian, with 23.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Holland is Hispanic, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.

South Holland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.81%
High School11.42%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

South Holland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.9%
Male Unemployed25.98%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed3.12%

South Holland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Holland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,587$99,592
Households$79,567$89,194
Married Families$106,036$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,895$55,705

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Holland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

South Holland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Holland 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 55-64.

South Holland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Holland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,421

Number of Veterans

1,310

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam430
First Gulf War280
Korea163
Second Gulf War139
World War II28

South Holland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+487
65 to 74320
35 to 54296
55 to 64215
18 to 34103

South Holland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1,0538.16%
White31812.71%
Other Race406.44%
Asian105.38%
Hispanic50.61%

South Holland Veterans by Race

South Holland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Holland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

South Holland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Holland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Holland 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

77.48%

Born in South Holland

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

3.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.19% of South Holland residents were born in the United States, with 77.48% having been born in Illinois. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

South Holland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,687-299-1.57%
202818,986-299-1.55%
202719,285-300-1.53%
202619,585-299-1.5%
202519,884-299-1.48%
202420,183-300-1.46%
202320,483-158-0.77%
202220,641-350-1.67%
202120,991-390-1.82%
202021,3811110.52%
201921,270-176-0.82%
201821,446-220-1.02%
201721,666-195-0.89%
201621,861-149-0.68%
201522,010-117-0.53%
201422,127-29-0.13%
201322,156250.11%
201222,131580.26%
201122,073630.29%
201022,01000%
200022,147420.19%
199022,105-2,872-11.5%
198024,9771,0464.37%
197023,93113,519129.84%
196010,4127,165220.67%
19503,247-15,440-82.62%
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South Holland Population by Year