Washington Park, Illinois Population 2021

3,781
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Washington Park is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,781, it is the 379th largest city in Illinois and the 5562nd largest city in the United States . Washington Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.10% annually and its population has decreased by -9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,196 in 2010. Washington Park reached it's highest population of 9,524 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Washington Park has a population density of 1,500 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washington Park is $27,861 with a poverty rate of 46.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $45,500. 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 Park was:

  • Black or African American: 89.29%
  • Other race: 4.36%
  • White: 3.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Washington Park, Illinois is 3,781 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,907.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,196.

Washington Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,51989.29%
Some Other Race1724.36%
White1453.68%
Two or More Races812.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.33%
Asian110.28%
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Washington Park Population by Race

Washington Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington Park Median Age

40.3


Total

40.5


Male

37


Female

Washington Park Adults

There are 2,999 adults, (537 of whom are seniors) in Washington Park.

Washington Park Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington Park Sex Ratio

Female

1,924

48.82%

Male

2,017

51.18%

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 Family59.2%40.8%
Married51.8%48.2%
All49.1%50.9%
Male34.9%65.1%
Female33.3%66.7%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5012.4449.1
Non Family6821.0559.2
Female3424.2333.3
Married3113.1351.8
Male1663.1734.9

3.37

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Washington Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1816.74%
9th to 12th Grade74327.66%
High School Graduate89233.21%
Some College50618.84%
Associates Degree1174.36%
Bachelors Degree1866.92%
Graduate Degree612.27%
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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
Black2,3491,612228
Hispanic20254
Other Race14020
White90518
2+ Races4141
Native American1313
Asian111111

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$19,216$18,954$21,875
Less Than 9th Grade$12,821$13,833$9,141
High School Graduate$20,197$$70,976
Some College$25,139$34,500$23,313
Bachelors Degree$39,153$$38,306
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,216

Average Earnings

$18,954

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Washington Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington Park Language by Age

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Washington Park Language

94.67% of Washington Park residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.06% of the population.

Washington Park Language

Washington Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3381,58247.39%
Hispanic2076330.43%
Other1726336.63%
Multiple753040.00%
Asian1111100.00%

46.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.86%

Male Poverty Rate

49.79%

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 30.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.08%.

Washington Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.37%
High School39.08%
Some College25.17%
Bachelors or Greater24.27%

Washington Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.54%
Male Employed24.73%
Female Employed14.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Washington Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,821$27,861
Families$27,456$32,711
Married Families$28,994-
Non Families$12,809$20,787
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Income by Household Type

Washington Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.3%

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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157

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
First Gulf War51
Korea12
World War II
Second Gulf War

Washington Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7451
55 to 6439
35 to 5435
75+32
18 to 34

Washington Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1455.49%
White128.28%

Washington Park Veterans by Race

Washington Park Veterans by Education

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7.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington Park Veterans by Education

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37.8%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

19%

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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56.56%

Born in Washington Park

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Washington Park residents were born in the United States, with 56.56% having been born in Illinois. 2.23% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,781-42-1.10%
20203,823-42-1.09%
20193,865-42-1.07%
20183,907-35-0.89%
20173,942-23-0.58%
20163,965-20-0.50%
20153,985-42-1.04%
20144,027-32-0.79%
20134,059-43-1.05%
20124,102-44-1.06%
20114,146-46-1.10%
20104,192-1,153-2.40%
20005,345-2,086-3.24%
19907,431-792-1.01%
19808,223-1,301-1.46%
19709,5242,9233.73%
19606,6017611.23%
19505,8401,3172.59%
19404,5236861.66%
19303,8370.00%

Washington Park Population by Year