Washington Park, Illinois Population 2022

2,272
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Washington Park is a city located in Illinois. Washington Park has a 2020 population of 2,272. Washington Park is currently declining at a rate of -6.58% annually and its population has decreased by -12.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,592 in 2010.

The average household income in Washington Park is $27,861 with a poverty rate of 54.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $853 per month, and the median house value is $32,900. The median age in Washington Park is 40.3 years, 40.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Washington Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.00%
  • Other race: 4.35%
  • White: 3.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington Park, Illinois is 2,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,592.

Washington Park, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1433.66%
Black or African American3,51890.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.18%
Asian130.33%
Some Other Race1704.35%
Two or More Races581.48%
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Washington Park Population by Race

Washington Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Washington Park Median Age

34.9


Total

32.7


Male

35.3


Female

Washington Park Adults

There are 2,687 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Washington Park.

Washington Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Park Sex Ratio

Female

2,010

51.42%

Male

1,899

48.58%

Washington Park Population by Age

Washington Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.9%37.1%
All52.9%47.1%
Married49.3%50.7%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female43%57%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5502.3552.9
Married2802.2949.3
Male1352.9643.7
Female4564.1343
Non Family6791.0662.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Washington Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade713.01%
9th to 12th Grade62426.43%
High School Graduate79333.59%
Some College59725.29%
Associates Degree984.15%
Bachelors Degree1476.23%
Graduate Degree311.31%
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Washington Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian131313
White89539
Black2,0481,531156
Native American77
2+ Races3030
Hispanic19654
Other Race13418

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

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

Washington Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,553$20,259$17,139
Less Than 9th Grade$11,250$$9,509
High School Graduate$21,860$20,701$71,218
Some College$25,063$34,148$16,836
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,553

Average Earnings

$20,259

Average Male

$17,139

Average Female

Washington Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Park Language by Age

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Washington Park Language

94.24% of Washington Park residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Washington Park Language

Washington Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1313100.00%
Multiple474085.11%
Black3,3171,84555.62%
Other66NaN%
Hispanic2046632.35%

54.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.74%

Male Poverty Rate

56.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Park is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Park is Hispanic, with 32.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.30%.

Washington Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.35%
High School43.20%
Some College37.67%
Bachelors or Greater30.77%

Washington Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed25.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed30.84%
Female Unemployed92.05%

Washington Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,065$29,631
Families$25,600$34,521
Married Families$28,289-
Non Families$14,172$22,815
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Income by Household Type

Washington Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington Park Married by Age and Sex

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Washington Park 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.

Washington Park Marital Status by Race

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Washington Park Marital Status

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117

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War41
Vietnam51
Korea10
World War II

Washington Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5414
55 to 6431
65 to 7451
75+21

Washington Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2013.99%
Black974.12%

Washington Park Veterans by Race

Washington Park Veterans by Education

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13.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Park Veterans by Education

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43.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

18.7%

Unemployment Rate

Washington Park Employment by Age

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Washington Park Employment by Race

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Washington 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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58.33%

Born in Washington Park

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.54% of Washington Park residents were born in the United States, with 58.33% having been born in Illinois. 2.20% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,8370.00%
19404,5236861.66%
19505,8401,3172.59%
19606,6017611.23%
19709,5242,9233.73%
19808,223-1,301-1.46%
19907,431-792-1.01%
20005,345-2,086-3.24%
20104,196-1,149-2.39%
20114,036-160-3.81%
20123,876-160-3.96%
20133,716-160-4.13%
20143,556-160-4.31%
20153,396-160-4.50%
20163,236-160-4.71%
20173,076-160-4.94%
20182,916-160-5.20%
20192,756-160-5.49%
20202,592-164-5.95%
20212,432-160-6.17%
20222,272-160-6.58%

Washington Park Population by Year