Western Springs, Illinois Population 2022

13,290
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Western Springs is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Western Springs has a 2020 population of 13,290. Western Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,962 in 2010.

The average household income in Western Springs is $213,985 with a poverty rate of 3.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,036 per month, and the median house value is $609,600. The median age in Western Springs is 41.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Western Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Western Springswas:

  • White: 95.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.92%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Western Springs, Illinois is 13,290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,290.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,962.

Western Springs, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,63295.36%
Black or African American1511.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.48%
Asian1381.04%
Some Other Race80.06%
Two or More Races2551.92%
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Western Springs Population by Race

Western Springs Population Pyramid 2022

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Western Springs Median Age

42.3


Total

40.5


Male

44.5


Female

Western Springs Adults

There are 9,100 adults, (1,879 of whom are seniors) in Western Springs.

Western Springs Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Western Springs Sex Ratio

Female

6,583

49.69%

Male

6,664

50.31%

Western Springs Population by Age

Western Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Western Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married98.7%1.3%
All97.6%2.4%
Non Family95.5%4.5%
Female89.4%10.6%

97.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Western Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4602.9697.6
Married3,4993.3298.7
Male432.7100
Female3022.8589.4
Non Family6161.0195.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Western Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade570.67%
9th to 12th Grade140.17%
High School Graduate6727.93%
Some College7148.42%
Associates Degree2783.28%
Bachelors Degree3,82945.18%
Graduate Degree2,91134.35%
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Western Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Western Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race888
2+ Races113113101
Asian989884
White7,9167,8586,362
Hispanic351344239
Black1049867
Native American66

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Western Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$94,145$124,063$50,619
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$44,583$17,415
Some College$46,298$64,750$27,361
Bachelors Degree$100,368$120,000$49,028
Graduate Degree$112,976$191,477$70,089

$94,145

Average Earnings

$124,063

Average Male

$50,619

Average Female

Western Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Western Springs Language by Age

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Western Springs Language

92.58% of Western Springs residents speak only English, while 7.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Western Springs Language

Western Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1471610.88%
Multiple255228.63%
White12,2013502.87%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic631101.58%

3.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

3.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Western Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Western Springs is Black, with 10.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Western Springs is Hispanic, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.86%.

Western Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.68%
High School2.98%
Some College3.63%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Western Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.75%
Male Unemployed2.53%
Female Employed3.78%
Female Unemployed10.39%

Western Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Western Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$184,412$239,352
Families$194,731$256,754
Married Families$208,414-
Non Families$74,545$130,414
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Income by Household Type

Western Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Western Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Western Springs 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.

Western Springs Marital Status by Race

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Western Springs Marital Status

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337

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War65
Vietnam149
Korea52
World War II10

Western Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5435
55 to 6448
65 to 7451
75+197

Western Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3373.86%
Hispanic277.32%

Western Springs Veterans by Race

Western Springs Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Western Springs Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Western Springs Employment by Age

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Western Springs Employment by Race

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Western Springs 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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75.88%

Born in Western Springs

95.87%

Native Born

4.13%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.87% of Western Springs residents were born in the United States, with 75.88% having been born in Illinois. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Western Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,8940.00%
19404,8569622.23%
19506,3641,5082.74%
196010,8384,4745.47%
197012,1471,3091.15%
198012,8767290.58%
199011,984-892-0.72%
200012,4935090.42%
201012,9624690.37%
201113,039770.59%
201213,105660.51%
201313,180750.57%
201413,2861060.80%
201513,362760.57%
201613,450880.66%
201713,449-1-0.01%
201813,382-67-0.50%
201913,359-23-0.17%
202013,336-23-0.17%
202113,313-23-0.17%
202213,290-23-0.17%

Western Springs Population by Year