Steger, Illinois Population 2022

9,586
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Steger is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Steger has a 2020 population of 9,586. Steger is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 0.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,584 in 2010.

The average household income in Steger is $61,191 with a poverty rate of 12.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $108,100. The median age in Steger is 40.7 years, 40.4 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Steger Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stegerwas:

  • White: 73.58%
  • Black or African American: 14.51%
  • Other race: 7.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.15%
The current population of Steger, Illinois is 9,586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,584.

Steger, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,83573.58%
Black or African American1,34814.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.15%
Asian510.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.20%
Some Other Race7327.88%
Two or More Races2903.12%
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Steger Population by Race

Steger Population Pyramid 2022

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Steger Median Age

41.5


Total

40


Male

42.5


Female

Steger Adults

There are 7,234 adults, (1,652 of whom are seniors) in Steger.

Steger Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Steger Sex Ratio

Female

4,267

45.94%

Male

5,022

54.06%

Steger Population by Age

Steger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Steger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All66.1%33.9%
Male61%39%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female42.4%57.6%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Steger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0142.3166.1
Married1,5743.1887.1
Male2463.3361
Female5312.7642.4
Non Family1,6631.254.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Steger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2393.77%
9th to 12th Grade3195.04%
High School Graduate2,44038.52%
Some College1,60525.34%
Associates Degree63810.07%
Bachelors Degree67610.67%
Graduate Degree4186.60%
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Steger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Steger Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander191919
Black939931325
2+ Races12812836
Asian30176
White4,4234,098664
Hispanic81860644
Other Race3392579
Native American14

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 100.00%.

Steger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,207$52,774$29,739
Less Than 9th Grade$29,405$32,917$25,000
High School Graduate$40,350$49,194$25,000
Some College$38,276$55,926$31,314
Bachelors Degree$56,516$71,757$41,331
Graduate Degree$$$

$41,207

Average Earnings

$52,774

Average Male

$29,739

Average Female

Steger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Steger Language by Age

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Steger Language

85.96% of Steger residents speak only English, while 14.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.15% of the population.

Steger Language

Steger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian512141.18%
Multiple2907024.14%
Black1,34826419.58%
White5,95571211.96%
Other9NaN%
Hispanic1,7401428.16%

12.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.80%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steger is Asian, with 41.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steger is Hispanic, with 8.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Steger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.63%
High School11.93%
Some College9.14%
Bachelors or Greater7.86%

Steger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.77%
Male Unemployed34.11%
Female Employed6.46%
Female Unemployed44.79%

Steger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Steger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,492$60,771
Families$67,639$77,097
Married Families$93,523-
Non Families$24,375$36,457
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Income by Household Type

Steger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Steger Married by Age and Sex

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Steger Marriage

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

Steger Marital Status by Race

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Steger Marital Status

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719

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War184
Vietnam198
Korea12
World War II109

Steger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54197
55 to 6484
65 to 74170
75+248

Steger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White54810.25%
Black14412.19%
Other Race275.90%
Hispanic504.70%

Steger Veterans by Race

Steger Veterans by Education

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6.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steger Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Steger Employment by Age

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Steger Employment by Race

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Steger 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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78.75%

Born in Steger

93.72%

Native Born

6.28%

Foreign Born

2.27%

Non Citizen

4.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.72% of Steger residents were born in the United States, with 78.75% having been born in Illinois. 2.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Steger Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,9850.00%
19403,3693841.22%
19504,3589892.61%
19604,292-66-0.15%
19708,1043,8126.56%
19809,2691,1651.35%
19908,584-685-0.76%
20009,6821,0981.21%
20109,570-112-0.12%
20119,57110.01%
20129,57210.01%
20139,57310.01%
20149,57410.01%
20159,57510.01%
20169,57610.01%
20179,57710.01%
20189,57810.01%
20199,57910.01%
20209,58450.05%
20219,58510.01%
20229,58610.01%

Steger Population by Year