University Park, Illinois Population 2022

7,149
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University Park is a city located in Illinois. University Park has a 2020 population of 7,149. University Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,145 in 2010.

The average household income in University Park is $60,193 with a poverty rate of 10.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $975 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in University Park is 31.3 years, 28.4 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

University Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of University Parkwas:

  • Black or African American: 81.49%
  • White: 12.56%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of University Park, Illinois is 7,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,145.

University Park, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90712.56%
Black or African American5,88781.49%
Asian270.37%
Some Other Race170.24%
Two or More Races3865.34%
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University Park Population by Race

University Park Population Pyramid 2022

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University Park Median Age

30.6


Total

28.5


Male

32.6


Female

University Park Adults

There are 4,914 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in University Park.

University Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

University Park Sex Ratio

Female

4,339

60.06%

Male

2,885

39.94%

University Park Population by Age

University Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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University Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All58.8%41.2%
Female53.8%46.2%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Male34.6%65.4%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

University Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5082.8758.8
Married8453.5279.2
Male1793.434.6
Female8073.4453.8
Non Family6771.2345.8

3.37

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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University Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade621.39%
9th to 12th Grade1112.48%
High School Graduate1,11324.91%
Some College1,39731.27%
Associates Degree45510.18%
Bachelors Degree96221.53%
Graduate Degree3688.24%
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University Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

University Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian272727
Black3,5933,5211,105
Hispanic17115251
2+ Races15211644
White532486103
Other Race179

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

University Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,560$42,648$37,794
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,355$43,681$31,206
Some College$38,351$41,480$32,721
Bachelors Degree$43,208$44,469$41,906
Graduate Degree$52,434$$79,000

$40,560

Average Earnings

$42,648

Average Male

$37,794

Average Female

University Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

University Park Language by Age

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University Park Language

94.51% of University Park residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

University Park Language

University Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White733506.82%
Black5,8613906.65%
OtherNaN%
Multiple38625365.54%
Hispanic41422654.59%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in University Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in University Park is White, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in University Park is Hispanic, with 54.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.33%.

University Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.88%
High School8.36%
Some College2.54%
Bachelors or Greater12.33%

University Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

University Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

University Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,258$66,068
Families$63,551$69,294
Married Families$61,144-
Non Families$42,171$48,140
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Income by Household Type

University Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

University Park Married by Age and Sex

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University Park 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 35-44.

University Park Marital Status by Race

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University Park Marital Status

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170

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War
Vietnam56
Korea30
World War II

University Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 5414
55 to 6474
65 to 7429
75+44

University Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1533.85%
2+ Races1710.24%
Hispanic105.38%

University Park Veterans by Race

University Park Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

University Park Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

University Park Employment by Age

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University Park Employment by Race

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University Park 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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82.45%

Born in University Park

96.54%

Native Born

3.46%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.54% of University Park residents were born in the United States, with 82.45% having been born in Illinois. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

University Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19906,2040.00%
20006,6624580.71%
20107,1294670.68%
20117,13120.03%
20127,13320.03%
20137,13520.03%
20147,13720.03%
20157,13920.03%
20167,14120.03%
20177,14320.03%
20187,14520.03%
20197,14720.03%
20207,145-2-0.03%
20217,14720.03%
20227,14920.03%

University Park Population by Year