Wadsworth, Illinois Population 2021

3,603
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Wadsworth is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,603, it is the 390th largest city in Illinois and the 5698th largest city in the United States . Wadsworth is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -5.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,815 in 2010. Wadsworth reached it's highest population of 3,754 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Wadsworth has a population density of 374 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wadsworth is $120,171 with a poverty rate of 4.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,221 per month, and the median house value is $294,900. The median age in Wadsworth is 51.3 years, 50.7 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Wadsworth Demographics

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

  • White: 89.90%
  • Black or African American: 3.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wadsworth, Illinois is 3,603 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,675.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,815.

Wadsworth, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,20389.90%
Black or African American1403.93%
Two or More Races992.78%
Asian722.02%
Some Other Race491.38%
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Wadsworth Population by Race

Wadsworth Population Pyramid $2021

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Wadsworth Median Age

51.3


Total

50.7


Male

51.6


Female

Wadsworth Adults

There are 2,967 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in Wadsworth.

Wadsworth Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadsworth Sex Ratio

Female

1,863

52.29%

Male

1,700

47.71%

Wadsworth Population by Age

Wadsworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wadsworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.2%3.8%
All93.6%6.4%
Non Family90.2%9.8%
Female54.1%45.9%

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wadsworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4422.4793.6
Married9892.9396.2
Non Family3791.1490.2
Female372.9754.1
Male373.22100

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Wadsworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade341.31%
High School Graduate62324.09%
Some College58422.58%
Associates Degree1505.80%
Bachelors Degree89234.49%
Graduate Degree30311.72%
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Wadsworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wadsworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3382,3041,080
Black10110122
Asian727272
Hispanic5454
Other Race3232
2+ Races212121

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

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

Wadsworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,588$71,037$52,882
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$61,128$70,798$37,569
Some College$53,000$55,357$38,375
Bachelors Degree$91,675$101,336$90,125
Graduate Degree$$$46,250

$61,588

Average Earnings

$71,037

Average Male

$52,882

Average Female

Wadsworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wadsworth Language by Age

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Wadsworth Language

92.26% of Wadsworth residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.02% of the population.

Wadsworth Language

Wadsworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,159942.98%
Black1408359.29%

4.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.53%

Male Poverty Rate

6.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadsworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadsworth is Black, with 59.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadsworth is White, with 2.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.28%.

Wadsworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School3.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%
Some College3.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Wadsworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.22%

Wadsworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wadsworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,982$120,171
Families$121,875$140,403
Married Families$127,734-
Non Families-$63,423
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Income by Household Type

Wadsworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadsworth Married by Age and Sex

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Wadsworth 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 45-54.

Wadsworth Marital Status by Race

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Wadsworth Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War26
Korea17
World War II
Second Gulf War

Wadsworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+92
65 to 7459
35 to 5416
55 to 6410
18 to 34

Wadsworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1505.52%
Black2726.73%

Wadsworth Veterans by Race

Wadsworth Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadsworth Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Wadsworth Employment by Age

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Wadsworth Employment by Race

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Wadsworth 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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77.24%

Born in Wadsworth

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Wadsworth residents were born in the United States, with 77.24% having been born in Illinois. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wadsworth Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,603-24-0.66%
20203,627-24-0.66%
20193,651-24-0.65%
20183,675-26-0.70%
20173,701-17-0.46%
20163,718-11-0.29%
20153,729-18-0.48%
20143,747-2-0.05%
20133,749110.29%
20123,738-8-0.21%
20113,746-8-0.21%
20103,7546711.99%
20003,0830.00%

Wadsworth Population by Year