South Holland, Illinois Population 2021

20,978
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South Holland is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 20,978, it is the 116th largest city in Illinois and the 1785th largest city in the United States . South Holland is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,030 in 2010. South Holland reached it's highest population of 24,977 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, South Holland has a population density of 2,899 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Holland is $78,082 with a poverty rate of 11.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,500 per month, and the median house value is $150,600. The median age in South Holland is 39.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

South Holland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 83.40%
  • White: 13.65%
  • Other race: 1.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Holland, Illinois is 20,978 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,455.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,030.

South Holland, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American18,07983.40%
White2,95813.65%
Some Other Race4031.86%
Two or More Races1540.71%
Asian770.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
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South Holland Population by Race

South Holland Population Pyramid $2021

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South Holland Median Age

39.1


Total

36.5


Male

41.6


Female

South Holland Adults

There are 16,217 adults, (3,583 of whom are seniors) in South Holland.

South Holland Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

South Holland Sex Ratio

Female

11,621

53.61%

Male

10,056

46.39%

South Holland Population by Age

South Holland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Holland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
Non Family88%12%
All84.1%15.9%
Female73.2%26.8%
Male69.4%30.6%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Holland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0802.9984.1
Married2,8253.6291.4
Non Family1,8881.188
Female1,8633.873.2
Male5043.4969.4

3.61

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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South Holland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4733.26%
9th to 12th Grade6914.77%
High School Graduate3,65025.18%
Some College4,24329.27%
Associates Degree1,3849.55%
Bachelors Degree2,19015.11%
Graduate Degree1,86512.87%
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South Holland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Holland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black11,46210,6593,339
White2,2032,075517
Hispanic65042978
Other Race26418946
2+ Races717158
Asian685645
Native American66

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 2+ races people with a rate of 81.69%.

South Holland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,060$43,133$33,927
Less Than 9th Grade$23,781$31,136$23,469
High School Graduate$30,864$42,824$22,566
Some College$30,874$36,224$27,219
Bachelors Degree$44,726$58,864$42,949
Graduate Degree$68,582$82,610$66,964

$38,060

Average Earnings

$43,133

Average Male

$33,927

Average Female

South Holland Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Holland Language by Age

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South Holland Language

91.69% of South Holland residents speak only English, while 8.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

South Holland Language

South Holland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,7721,82710.28%
White2,15730314.05%
Hispanic98320821.16%
Multiple1514529.80%
Other399399.77%

11.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.51%

Male Poverty Rate

11.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Holland

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Holland is Multiple, with 29.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Holland is Other, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

South Holland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.16%
High School12.67%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

South Holland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.16%
Male Unemployed8.56%
Male Employed6.32%
Female Employed5.18%

South Holland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Holland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,170$78,082
Families$73,811$86,917
Married Families$94,077-
Non Families$40,552$50,640
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Income by Household Type

South Holland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

South Holland Married by Age and Sex

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South Holland 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.

South Holland Marital Status by Race

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South Holland Marital Status

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1,260

Number of Veterans

1,153

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam367
First Gulf War251
Second Gulf War139
Korea122
World War II73

South Holland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+378
35 to 54287
65 to 74271
55 to 64247
18 to 3477

South Holland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black9847.59%
White2679.68%
Hispanic314.21%
2+ Races98.91%

South Holland Veterans by Race

South Holland Veterans by Education

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9.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Holland Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Holland Employment by Age

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South Holland Employment by Race

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South Holland 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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77.27%

Born in South Holland

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of South Holland residents were born in the United States, with 77.27% having been born in Illinois. 2.11% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,978-159-0.75%
202021,137-159-0.75%
201921,296-159-0.74%
201821,455-219-1.01%
201721,674-194-0.89%
201621,868-151-0.69%
201522,019-114-0.52%
201422,133-31-0.14%
201322,164290.13%
201222,135560.25%
201122,079670.30%
201022,012-135-0.06%
200022,147420.02%
199022,105-2,872-1.21%
198024,9771,0460.43%
197023,93113,5198.68%
196010,4127,16512.36%
19503,2470.00%

South Holland Population by Year