Willow Springs, Illinois Population 2021

5,537
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Willow Springs is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,537, it is the 311th largest city in Illinois and the 4491st largest city in the United States . Willow Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually but its population has increased by 0.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,524 in 2010. Willow Springs reached it's highest population of 5,806 in 2013. Spanning over 4 miles, Willow Springs has a population density of 1,333 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willow Springs is $112,331 with a poverty rate of 4.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,142 per month, and the median house value is $323,600. The median age in Willow Springs is 48.5 years, 45.3 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Willow Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 90.94%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 2.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Willow Springs, Illinois is 5,537 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,663.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,524.

Willow Springs, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,09690.94%
Asian2424.32%
Black or African American1512.69%
Two or More Races1152.05%
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Willow Springs Population by Race

Willow Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Willow Springs Median Age

48.5


Total

45.3


Male

49.6


Female

Willow Springs Adults

There are 4,574 adults, (1,353 of whom are seniors) in Willow Springs.

Willow Springs Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Springs Sex Ratio

Female

2,816

50.25%

Male

2,788

49.75%

Willow Springs Population by Age

Willow Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willow Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.2%7.8%
All82.4%17.6%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family65.8%34.2%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2112.5382.4
Married1,2853.2192.2
Non Family7131.2865.8
Female1382.7566.7
Male752.44100

3.1

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Willow Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2054.85%
9th to 12th Grade1393.29%
High School Graduate1,05524.95%
Some College1,02024.12%
Associates Degree2586.10%
Bachelors Degree1,05825.02%
Graduate Degree49311.66%
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Willow Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4563,3421,297
Hispanic52333798
Asian182160111
Black664444
2+ Races414136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 87.80%.

Willow Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,833$60,500$45,714
Less Than 9th Grade$38,125$38,750$
High School Graduate$36,833$51,275$
Some College$37,021$48,750$30,921
Bachelors Degree$64,537$80,288$59,375
Graduate Degree$81,898$101,299$80,218

$50,833

Average Earnings

$60,500

Average Male

$45,714

Average Female

Willow Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Springs Language by Age

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Willow Springs Language

76.88% of Willow Springs residents speak only English, while 23.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.23% of the population.

Willow Springs Language

Willow Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3542104.82%
Asian242229.09%

4.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow Springs is Asian, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow Springs is White, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.28%.

Willow Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.86%
Less Than 9th Grade9.01%
Some College2.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.71%

Willow Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed4.66%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Willow Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,860$112,331
Families$109,286$133,399
Married Families$120,596-
Non Families$50,508$67,150
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Income by Household Type

Willow Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Willow Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Willow Springs Marital Status by Race

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Willow Springs Marital Status

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327

Number of Veterans

301

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam185
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War42
Korea41
World War II

Willow Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74133
75+116
18 to 3430
55 to 6427
35 to 5421

Willow Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3277.66%
Hispanic121.88%

Willow Springs Veterans by Race

Willow Springs Veterans by Education

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3.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Springs Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Willow Springs Employment by Age

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Willow Springs Employment by Race

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Willow 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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74.82%

Born in Willow Springs

85.14%

Native Born

14.86%

Foreign Born

5.57%

Non Citizen

9.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.14% of Willow Springs residents were born in the United States, with 74.82% having been born in Illinois. 5.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Willow Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,537-42-0.75%
20205,579-42-0.75%
20195,621-42-0.74%
20185,663-52-0.91%
20175,715-36-0.63%
20165,751-33-0.57%
20155,784-19-0.33%
20145,803-3-0.05%
20135,806100.17%
20125,796180.31%
20115,778210.36%
20105,7577301.37%
20005,0275181.09%
19904,5093620.84%
19804,1478292.26%
19703,3180.00%

Willow Springs Population by Year