Willowbrook, Illinois Population 2021

8,491
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Willowbrook is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 8,491, it is the 244th largest city in Illinois and the 3465th largest city in the United States . Willowbrook is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,540 in 2010. Willowbrook reached it's highest population of 8,967 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Willowbrook has a population density of 3,157 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willowbrook is $116,925 with a poverty rate of 5.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,585 per month, and the median house value is $254,700. The median age in Willowbrook is 48.9 years, 46.9 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Willowbrook Demographics

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

  • White: 80.65%
  • Asian: 15.82%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willowbrook, Illinois is 8,491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,623.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,540.

Willowbrook, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,99580.65%
Asian1,37215.82%
Black or African American2102.42%
Two or More Races710.82%
Some Other Race250.29%
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Willowbrook Population by Race

Willowbrook Population Pyramid $2021

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Willowbrook Median Age

48.9


Total

46.9


Male

49.4


Female

Willowbrook Adults

There are 7,332 adults, (2,085 of whom are seniors) in Willowbrook.

Willowbrook Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Willowbrook Sex Ratio

Female

4,787

55.19%

Male

3,886

44.81%

Willowbrook Population by Age

Willowbrook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willowbrook Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.1%10.9%
Married83.8%16.2%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Female72.2%27.8%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willowbrook Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9772.1679.2
Married1,9212.9183.8
Non Family1,6291.174.5
Female3352.8372.2
Male922.6489.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Willowbrook Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade640.94%
9th to 12th Grade861.26%
High School Graduate1,34519.77%
Some College1,20917.77%
Associates Degree3885.70%
Bachelors Degree1,94328.56%
Graduate Degree1,76926.00%
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Willowbrook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willowbrook Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3015,1782,600
Asian1,000984874
Hispanic289289115
Black17516497
2+ Races262613
Other Race252525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Willowbrook Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,629$61,935$46,762
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,250$52,545$32,500
Some College$34,671$47,300$31,645
Bachelors Degree$54,914$59,702$53,250
Graduate Degree$85,063$85,917$82,560

$54,629

Average Earnings

$61,935

Average Male

$46,762

Average Female

Willowbrook Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willowbrook Language by Age

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Willowbrook Language

69.11% of Willowbrook residents speak only English, while 30.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.55% of the population.

Willowbrook Language

Willowbrook Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3653415.36%
Black2039747.78%

5.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.39%

Male Poverty Rate

6.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willowbrook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willowbrook is Black, with 47.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willowbrook is White, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.61%.

Willowbrook Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.48%
Some College10.40%
High School6.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%

Willowbrook Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed6.11%
Female Employed2.80%
Male Employed1.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Willowbrook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willowbrook Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,997$116,925
Families$110,227$153,090
Married Families$120,547-
Non Families$51,394$63,742
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Income by Household Type

Willowbrook Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Willowbrook Married by Age and Sex

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Willowbrook 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.

Willowbrook Marital Status by Race

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Willowbrook Marital Status

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437

Number of Veterans

422

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
Korea93
World War II68
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War22

Willowbrook Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+255
65 to 74102
35 to 5450
55 to 6416
18 to 3414

Willowbrook Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4106.82%
Hispanic3611.01%
Black199.55%
Asian80.77%

Willowbrook Veterans by Race

Willowbrook Veterans by Education

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5.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willowbrook Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Willowbrook Employment by Age

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Willowbrook Employment by Race

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Willowbrook 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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65.16%

Born in Willowbrook

76.79%

Native Born

23.21%

Foreign Born

7.11%

Non Citizen

16.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.79% of Willowbrook residents were born in the United States, with 65.16% having been born in Illinois. 7.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Willowbrook Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,491-44-0.52%
20208,535-44-0.51%
20198,579-44-0.51%
20188,623-43-0.50%
20178,666-37-0.43%
20168,703-54-0.62%
20158,757-19-0.22%
20148,776-14-0.16%
20138,790220.25%
20128,768230.26%
20118,745480.55%
20108,697-270-0.31%
20008,9673690.42%
19908,5983,6455.67%
19804,9530.00%

Willowbrook Population by Year