Winnetka, Illinois Population 2021

12,214
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Winnetka is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 12,214, it is the 195th largest city in Illinois and the 2681st largest city in the United States . Winnetka is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually but its population has increased by 0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,187 in 2010. Winnetka reached it's highest population of 14,131 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Winnetka has a population density of 3,208 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winnetka is $369,618 with a poverty rate of 2.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,628 per month, and the median house value is $1.09 Mn. The median age in Winnetka is 40.9 years, 41.4 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Winnetka Demographics

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

  • White: 92.92%
  • Asian: 3.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winnetka, Illinois is 12,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,367.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,187.

Winnetka, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,54892.92%
Asian4893.93%
Two or More Races2582.08%
Some Other Race690.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.40%
Black or African American140.11%
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Winnetka Population by Race

Winnetka Population Pyramid $2021

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Winnetka Median Age

40.9


Total

41.4


Male

40.4


Female

Winnetka Adults

There are 8,313 adults, (1,864 of whom are seniors) in Winnetka.

Winnetka Age Dependency

92.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Winnetka Sex Ratio

Female

6,383

51.36%

Male

6,045

48.64%

Winnetka Population by Age

Winnetka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winnetka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.8%4.2%
All89.6%10.4%
Female75.3%24.7%
Non Family66.4%33.6%

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winnetka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1073.0289.6
Married3,1473.4995.8
Non Family7491.1566.4
Female1782.7475.3
Male332.45100

3.42

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Winnetka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade310.40%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate1602.08%
Some College2793.62%
Associates Degree1221.58%
Bachelors Degree3,17441.17%
Graduate Degree3,94351.15%
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Winnetka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winnetka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0667,0356,528
Asian356356346
Hispanic182182138
2+ Races575757
Other Race363636
Native American212121

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Winnetka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$126,109$189,938$68,618
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$80,208$$
Bachelors Degree$107,045$202,054$51,397
Graduate Degree$154,653$207,303$86,429

$126,109

Average Earnings

$189,938

Average Male

$68,618

Average Female

Winnetka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winnetka Language by Age

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Winnetka Language

89.80% of Winnetka residents speak only English, while 10.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.18% of the population.

Winnetka Language

Winnetka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1852472.21%
Hispanic3594612.81%
Asian489377.57%
Other692536.23%
Black1414100.00%

2.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.81%

Male Poverty Rate

2.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winnetka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winnetka is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winnetka is White, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.38%.

Winnetka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100.00%
Some College3.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
High School0.00%

Winnetka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed2.44%
Male Employed0.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Winnetka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winnetka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$369,618
Families$250,000$413,004
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$69,861$173,527
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Income by Household Type

Winnetka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.3%

Male Marriage Rate

68.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Winnetka Married by Age and Sex

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Winnetka 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.

Winnetka Marital Status by Race

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Winnetka Marital Status

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314

Number of Veterans

314

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War61
Korea39
World War II11
Second Gulf War9

Winnetka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+137
65 to 7497
35 to 5470
55 to 6410
18 to 34

Winnetka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2823.62%
Asian215.74%
2+ Races1119.30%

Winnetka Veterans by Race

Winnetka Veterans by Education

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2.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winnetka Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Winnetka Employment by Age

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Winnetka Employment by Race

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Winnetka 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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55.52%

Born in Winnetka

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

4.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Winnetka residents were born in the United States, with 55.52% having been born in Illinois. 4.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Winnetka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,214-51-0.42%
202012,265-51-0.41%
201912,316-51-0.41%
201812,367-84-0.67%
201712,451-35-0.28%
201612,486-28-0.22%
201512,514-21-0.17%
201412,535590.47%
201312,476770.62%
201212,399760.62%
201112,3231130.93%
201012,210-209-0.17%
200012,4192450.20%
199012,174-598-0.48%
198012,772-1,359-1.01%
197014,1317630.56%
196013,3681,2631.00%
195012,105-325-0.26%
194012,4302640.21%
193012,1665,4726.16%
19206,6943,5267.77%
19103,1680.00%

Winnetka Population by Year