Sycamore, Illinois Population 2022

18,789
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Sycamore is a city located in Illinois. Sycamore has a 2020 population of 18,789. Sycamore is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,577 in 2010.

The average household income in Sycamore is $86,143 with a poverty rate of 9.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $915 per month, and the median house value is $199,500. The median age in Sycamore is 36.6 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Sycamore Demographics

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

  • White: 89.47%
  • Black or African American: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sycamore, Illinois is 18,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,577.

Sycamore, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,09689.47%
Black or African American7564.20%
Asian3832.13%
Some Other Race3481.93%
Two or More Races4072.26%
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Sycamore Population by Race

Sycamore Population Pyramid 2022

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Sycamore Median Age

37


Total

37.2


Male

36.8


Female

Sycamore Adults

There are 13,532 adults, (2,465 of whom are seniors) in Sycamore.

Sycamore Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sycamore Sex Ratio

Female

9,795

54.45%

Male

8,195

45.55%

Sycamore Population by Age

Sycamore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sycamore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male67.2%32.8%
All66%34%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female35.6%64.4%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sycamore Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0832.5166
Married3,3613.2287.3
Male1894.1567.2
Female1,0522.9535.6
Non Family2,4811.2549.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Sycamore Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1050.91%
9th to 12th Grade3903.36%
High School Graduate2,52421.78%
Some College2,52121.75%
Associates Degree1,23710.67%
Bachelors Degree2,82524.37%
Graduate Degree1,98817.15%
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Sycamore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sycamore Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian304281207
White10,0999,6734,347
Black461449147
Hispanic684650107
Other Race24224215
2+ Races121121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.09%.

Sycamore Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,981$56,462$39,957
Less Than 9th Grade$$$10,735
High School Graduate$39,212$53,964$22,231
Some College$40,780$56,411$31,250
Bachelors Degree$48,909$60,089$44,514
Graduate Degree$63,926$71,957$54,524

$46,981

Average Earnings

$56,462

Average Male

$39,957

Average Female

Sycamore Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sycamore Language by Age

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Sycamore Language

92.05% of Sycamore residents speak only English, while 7.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Sycamore Language

Sycamore Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black67812718.73%
White15,2141,4859.76%
Hispanic1,3761017.34%
Asian38310.26%
Other45NaN%

9.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sycamore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sycamore is Black, with 18.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.39%.

Sycamore Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.70%
High School6.11%
Some College9.14%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

Sycamore Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.93%
Male Unemployed10.45%
Female Employed6.60%
Female Unemployed9.94%

Sycamore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sycamore Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,924$83,830
Families$82,318$98,941
Married Families$103,768-
Non Families$38,750$48,259
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Income by Household Type

Sycamore Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sycamore Married by Age and Sex

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Sycamore Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sycamore Marital Status by Race

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Sycamore Marital Status

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734

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War125
Vietnam285
Korea47
World War II51

Sycamore Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 54154
55 to 64112
65 to 74204
75+234

Sycamore Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7035.71%
Black265.18%
Other Race52.07%
Hispanic618.19%

Sycamore Veterans by Race

Sycamore Veterans by Education

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5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sycamore Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sycamore Employment by Age

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Sycamore Employment by Race

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Sycamore 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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71.63%

Born in Sycamore

93.55%

Native Born

6.45%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

3.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.55% of Sycamore residents were born in the United States, with 71.63% having been born in Illinois. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sycamore Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,0280.00%
18902,987-41-0.14%
19003,6536662.03%
19103,9262730.72%
19203,602-324-0.86%
19304,0214191.11%
19404,7026811.58%
19505,9121,2102.32%
19606,9611,0491.65%
19707,8438821.20%
19809,2191,3761.63%
19909,7084890.52%
200012,0202,3122.16%
201017,5195,4993.84%
201117,6251060.61%
201217,7311060.60%
201317,8371060.60%
201417,9431060.59%
201518,0491060.59%
201618,1551060.59%
201718,2611060.58%
201818,3671060.58%
201918,4731060.58%
202018,5771040.56%
202118,6831060.57%
202218,7891060.57%

Sycamore Population by Year