Steger, Illinois Population 2021

9,067
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Steger is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 9,067, it is the 230th largest city in Illinois and the 3303rd largest city in the United States . Steger is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -5.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,570 in 2010. Steger reached it's highest population of 9,682 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Steger has a population density of 2,664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Steger is $61,191 with a poverty rate of 13.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $105,200. 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 Steger was:

  • White: 70.94%
  • Black or African American: 19.59%
  • Other race: 5.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Steger, Illinois is 9,067 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,298.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,570.

Steger, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,64470.94%
Black or African American1,83519.59%
Some Other Race5365.72%
Two or More Races2702.88%
Asian570.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.10%
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Steger Population by Race

Steger Population Pyramid $2021

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Steger Median Age

40.7


Total

40.4


Male

41


Female

Steger Adults

There are 7,471 adults, (1,260 of whom are seniors) in Steger.

Steger Age Dependency

50.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Steger Sex Ratio

Female

4,473

47.76%

Male

4,893

52.24%

Steger Population by Age

Steger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Steger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All65.7%34.3%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female30.6%69.4%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Steger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1272.2765.7
Non Family1,7641.1758.1
Married1,6773.1384.7
Female4842.9130.6
Male2023.158.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Steger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1932.99%
9th to 12th Grade3475.38%
High School Graduate2,71242.05%
Some College1,52523.65%
Associates Degree68010.54%
Bachelors Degree6339.82%
Graduate Degree3595.57%
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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
White4,3073,998603
Black1,2541,246294
Hispanic72651248
Other Race21712510
2+ Races14514530
Asian27188
Native American15
Islander999

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$41,818$50,366$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$30,682$35,481$23,750
High School Graduate$32,168$47,704$24,837
Some College$41,494$54,397$31,831
Bachelors Degree$53,125$72,321$41,856
Graduate Degree$47,656$163,417$33,750

$41,818

Average Earnings

$50,366

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Steger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Steger Language by Age

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Steger Language

87.35% of Steger residents speak only English, while 12.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.77% of the population.

Steger Language

Steger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,65475713.39%
Black1,83525213.73%
Hispanic1,5911569.81%
Multiple2707628.15%
Asian573052.63%
Other536101.87%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.86%

Male Poverty Rate

14.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steger is Asian, with 52.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steger is Other, with 1.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.73%.

Steger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College12.83%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%
High School8.67%
Less Than 9th Grade7.96%

Steger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.13%
Male Unemployed31.27%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed2.53%

Steger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Steger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,112$61,191
Families$75,107$77,156
Married Families$85,742-
Non Families$29,417$38,726
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Income by Household Type

Steger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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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514

Number of Veterans

503

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
First Gulf War152
Second Gulf War64
World War II48
Korea11

Steger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54158
65 to 74135
55 to 64126
75+68
18 to 3427

Steger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3316.16%
Black15410.16%
Hispanic596.03%
Other Race299.01%

Steger Veterans by Race

Steger Veterans by Education

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8.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steger Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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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79.21%

Born in Steger

93.74%

Native Born

6.26%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

3.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.74% of Steger residents were born in the United States, with 79.21% having been born in Illinois. 2.49% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,067-77-0.84%
20209,144-77-0.84%
20199,221-77-0.83%
20189,298-75-0.80%
20179,373-68-0.72%
20169,441-42-0.44%
20159,483-46-0.48%
20149,529-25-0.26%
20139,554-20-0.21%
20129,57480.08%
20119,56680.08%
20109,558-124-0.13%
20009,6821,0981.21%
19908,584-685-0.76%
19809,2691,1651.35%
19708,1043,8126.56%
19604,292-66-0.15%
19504,3589892.61%
19403,3693841.22%
19302,9850.00%

Steger Population by Year