Westmont, Illinois Population 2024

23,782

Westmont is a city located in Cook County and DuPage County Illinois. Westmont has a 2024 population of 23,782. Westmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,384 in 2020.

The average household income in Westmont is $115,374 with a poverty rate of 11.16%. The median age in Westmont is 40.6 years: 39.7 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Westmont Demographics

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

  • White: 69.37%
  • Asian: 13.56%
  • Two or more races: 6.78%
  • Black or African American: 5.76%
  • Other race: 4.15%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,742.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.47% (-602)
The current population of Westmont, Illinois is 23,782 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,384.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,83669.37%
Asian3,29113.56%
Two or more races1,6456.78%
Black or African American1,3995.76%
Other race1,0084.15%
Native American920.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westmont Population by Race

Westmont Population Pyramid 2024

Westmont Median Age

40.6

Total

39.7

Male

42.6

Female

Westmont Adults

There are 19,483 adults, (4,717 of whom are seniors) in Westmont.

Westmont Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmont Sex Ratio

Female13,10353.99%
Male11,16846.01%

Westmont Population by Age

Westmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,3362.3152.347.7
Married4,8653.0471.128.9
Non Family4,0981.135.164.9
Female1,0713.433.666.4
Male3022.9748.751.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westmont Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3952.22%
Associates Degree1,1556.51%
Bachelors Degree5,20429.31%
Graduate Degree3,51119.77%
High School Graduate3,76021.18%
Less Than 9th Grade3932.21%
Some College3,33718.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Westmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westmont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,25511,9435,744
Asian2,4902,4042,060
Hispanic1,6871,355413
Black957908286
2+ Races702672295
Other Race61943262
Native American29230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.73%.

Westmont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$63,085$87,526$45,347
Graduate Degree$91,848$100,625$84,071
High School Graduate$32,979$34,171$29,811
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$27,368$18,214
Overall$56,416$69,479$46,660
Some College$45,788$58,065$40,433

$56,416

Average Earnings

$69,479

Average Male

$46,660

Average Female

Westmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westmont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westmont Language

68.85% of Westmont residents speak only English, while 31.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.36% of the population.

Westmont Language

Westmont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,2431,53210.05%
Hispanic3,18979224.84%
Other1,00137737.66%
Asian3,2731845.62%
Multiple1,6351106.73%
Black1,385966.93%
Native9266.52%

11.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.51%

Male Poverty Rate

11.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmont is Other, with 37.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmont is Asian, with 5.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.49%.

Westmont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.17%
High School15.32%
Some College6.5%
Bachelors or Greater6.1%

Westmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.71%
Male Unemployed27.31%
Male Employed5.79%
Female Employed4.96%

Westmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westmont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$118,926$151,358
Households$82,519$115,374
Married Families$137,307$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,343$58,208

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westmont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westmont 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 45-54.

Westmont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westmont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

703

Number of Veterans

677

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam268
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War111
Korea82
World War II16

Westmont Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+300
65 to 74176
35 to 54168
18 to 3443
55 to 6416

Westmont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6314.47%
Hispanic1135.75%
Other Race406.11%
2+ Races283.38%
Asian40.15%

Westmont Veterans by Race

Westmont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Westmont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westmont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westmont 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

59.37%

Born in Westmont

75.35%

Native Born

24.65%

Foreign Born

12.64%

Non Citizen

12.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.35% of Westmont residents were born in the United States, with 59.37% having been born in Illinois. 12.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Westmont Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,031-150-0.65%
202823,181-150-0.64%
202723,331-151-0.64%
202623,482-150-0.63%
202523,632-150-0.63%
202423,782-151-0.63%
202323,933-65-0.27%
202223,998-203-0.84%
202124,201-183-0.75%
202024,384-60-0.25%
201924,444-192-0.78%
201824,636-145-0.59%
201724,781-81-0.33%
201624,862-114-0.46%
201524,976-18-0.07%
201424,99480.03%
201324,986890.36%
201224,897750.3%
201124,8221280.52%
201024,69400%
200024,5543,32615.67%
199021,2283,87522.33%
198017,3538,871104.59%
19708,4822,48541.44%
19605,9972,59576.28%
19503,40235811.76%
19403,04431111.38%
19302,733-20,298-88.13%
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Westmont Population by Year