Washington Park, Illinois Population 2024

2,468

Washington Park is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. Washington Park has a 2024 population of 2,468. Washington Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,573 in 2020.

The average household income in Washington Park is $39,248 with a poverty rate of 42.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Washington Park is 37.5 years, 32.9 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Washington Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.21%
  • Other race: 9.24%
  • White: 4.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.1%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
979.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.08% (-105)
The current population of Washington Park, Illinois is 2,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,573.

Washington Park, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,16181.21%
Other race2469.24%
White1184.43%
Two or more races1094.1%
Native American150.56%
Asian120.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

Other race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington Park Population by Race

Washington Park Population Pyramid 2024

Washington Park Median Age

37.5

Total

32.9

Male

44.7

Female

Washington Park Adults

There are 2,042 adults, (373 of whom are seniors) in Washington Park.

Washington Park Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Park Sex Ratio

Female1,27147.76%
Male1,39052.24%

Washington Park Population by Age

Washington Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0072.3676.523.5
Non Family4561.0975.424.6
Female2833.9479.520.5
Married1891.8264.635.4
Male795.281000
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Washington Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Washington Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,596

Average Earnings

$40,250

Average Male

$27,589

Average Female

Washington Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington Park Language

92.67% of Washington Park residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Washington Park Language

Washington Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,95793947.98%
Other2464217.07%
Hispanic2834214.84%
Asian1212100%
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42.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.35%

Male Poverty Rate

42.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Park is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Park is Hispanic, with 14.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.19%.

Washington Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School42.69%
Some College35.18%
Less Than 9th Grade20.2%
Bachelors or Greater13.98%
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Washington Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed19.95%
Male Employed17.08%
Male Unemployed
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Washington Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.7%

Male Marriage Rate

18.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington 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.

Washington Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

96

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Washington Park Veterans by War

count

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Washington Park Veterans by Age

count

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Washington Park Veterans by Race

Washington Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

38.3%

Employment Rate

15.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.23%

Born in Washington Park

91.39%

Native Born

8.61%

Foreign Born

8.31%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.39% of Washington Park residents were born in the United States, with 54.23% having been born in Illinois. 8.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,333-27-1.14%
20282,360-27-1.13%
20272,387-27-1.12%
20262,414-27-1.11%
20252,441-27-1.09%
20242,468-27-1.08%
20232,495-27-1.07%
20222,522-27-1.06%
20212,549-24-0.93%
20202,573-1,293-33.45%
20193,866-44-1.13%
20183,910-33-0.84%
20173,943-23-0.58%
20163,966-21-0.53%
20153,987-43-1.07%
20144,030-30-0.74%
20134,060-45-1.1%
20124,105-39-0.94%
20114,144-48-1.15%
20104,192-1,153-21.57%
20005,345-2,086-28.07%
19907,431-792-9.63%
19808,223-1,301-13.66%
19709,5242,92344.28%
19606,60176113.03%
19505,8401,31729.12%
19404,52368617.88%
19303,837
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Washington Park Population by Year