Western Springs, Illinois Population 2021

13,313
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Western Springs is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 13,313, it is the 180th largest city in Illinois and the 2516th largest city in the United States . Western Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,975 in 2010. Western Springs reached it's highest population of 13,450 in 2016. Spanning over 3 miles, Western Springs has a population density of 4,774 people per square mile.

The average household income in Western Springs is $213,985 with a poverty rate of 3.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,009 per month, and the median house value is $609,900. 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 Springs was:

  • White: 96.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Western Springs, Illinois is 13,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,382.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,975.

Western Springs, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,81396.54%
Two or More Races1451.09%
Asian1300.98%
Black or African American1230.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.30%
Some Other Race210.16%
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Western Springs Population by Race

Western Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Western Springs Median Age

41.4


Total

39.4


Male

43


Female

Western Springs Adults

There are 8,947 adults, (2,107 of whom are seniors) in Western Springs.

Western Springs Age Dependency

94

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Western Springs Sex Ratio

Female

6,729

50.70%

Male

6,543

49.30%

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%
Married97.9%2.1%
All96.5%3.5%
Non Family93.9%6.1%
Female82.9%17.1%

96.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Western Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3313.0696.5
Married3,3973.4497.9
Non Family6561.0193.9
Female2283.3282.9
Male502.68100

3.42

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Western Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade690.82%
9th to 12th Grade310.37%
High School Graduate6217.39%
Some College7959.46%
Associates Degree3374.01%
Bachelors Degree3,71444.18%
Graduate Degree2,83933.77%
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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
White7,8857,7996,257
Hispanic327319173
Asian868671
Black767039
2+ Races606034
Other Race141414
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$87,632$117,405$47,763
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,250$42,019$21,827
Some College$38,011$51,321$25,000
Bachelors Degree$91,089$117,280$48,448
Graduate Degree$113,810$180,625$69,712

$87,632

Average Earnings

$117,405

Average Male

$47,763

Average Female

Western Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Western Springs Language by Age

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Western Springs Language

92.92% of Western Springs residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Western Springs Language

Western Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2684873.97%
Black1232217.89%
Hispanic656131.98%

3.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.10%

Male Poverty Rate

4.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Western Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Western Springs is Black, with 17.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Western Springs is Hispanic, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.39%.

Western Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.00%
High School7.25%
Some College3.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Western Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.97%
Female Unemployed11.49%
Female Employed3.61%
Male Employed0.87%

Western Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Western Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$174,760$213,985
Families$188,554$234,788
Married Families$195,197-
Non Families$57,917$97,317
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Income by Household Type

Western Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.2%

Male Marriage Rate

68.9%

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 35-44, 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

308

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
Korea57
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War30
World War II16

Western Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+156
65 to 7499
35 to 5447
55 to 6428
18 to 347

Western Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3313.81%
Hispanic4011.70%
2+ Races610.00%

Western Springs Veterans by Race

Western Springs Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Western Springs Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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76.65%

Born in Western Springs

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

3.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Western Springs residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Illinois. 0.56% 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

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

Western Springs Population by Year