Winnetka, Illinois Population 2024

12,082

Winnetka is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Winnetka has a 2024 population of 12,082. Winnetka is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,701 in 2020.

The average household income in Winnetka is $458,988 with a poverty rate of 1.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Winnetka is 42.8 years, 43.3 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Winnetka Demographics

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

  • White: 91.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.89%
  • Asian: 2.32%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.02%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,173.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.87% (-619)
The current population of Winnetka, Illinois is 12,082 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,701.

Winnetka, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,49591.18%
Two or more races6174.89%
Asian2922.32%
Other race1961.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.04%
Black or African American20.02%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Winnetka Population by Race

Winnetka Population Pyramid 2024

Winnetka Median Age

42.8

Total

43.3

Male

42.4

Female

Winnetka Adults

There are 8,432 adults, (2,297 of whom are seniors) in Winnetka.

Winnetka Age Dependency

105.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Winnetka Sex Ratio

Female6,26149.66%
Male6,34650.34%

Winnetka Population by Age

Winnetka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2422.9792.37.7
Married3,3883.3197.92.1
Non Family6611.2365.534.5
Female1392.7384.915.1
Male543.6390.79.3
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3.27

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

92.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Winnetka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Winnetka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winnetka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 90.57%.

Winnetka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$150,564

Average Earnings

$229,831

Average Male

$75,577

Average Female

Winnetka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winnetka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Winnetka Language

89.43% of Winnetka residents speak only English, while 10.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.79% of the population.

Winnetka Language

Winnetka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,4312121.85%
Other952122.11%
Hispanic223219.42%
Black22100%
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1.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.27%

Male Poverty Rate

2.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winnetka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winnetka is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winnetka is White, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.51%.

Winnetka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.39%
Some College3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Winnetka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.3%
Female Employed3.85%
Male Employed0.23%
Male Unemployed
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Winnetka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winnetka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Winnetka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

75.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.3%

Male Marriage Rate

72.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Winnetka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Winnetka 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.

Winnetka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Winnetka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

326

Number of Veterans

271

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Winnetka Veterans by War

count

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Winnetka Veterans by Age

count

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Winnetka Veterans by Race

Winnetka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winnetka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Winnetka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Winnetka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Winnetka 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

53.33%

Born in Winnetka

92.68%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

3.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.68% of Winnetka residents were born in the United States, with 53.33% having been born in Illinois. 3.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Winnetka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,362-144-1.25%
202811,506-144-1.24%
202711,650-144-1.22%
202611,794-144-1.21%
202511,938-144-1.19%
202412,082-144-1.18%
202312,226-144-1.16%
202212,370-144-1.15%
202112,514-187-1.47%
202012,7013963.22%
201912,305-61-0.49%
201812,366-84-0.67%
201712,450-36-0.29%
201612,486-28-0.22%
201512,514-18-0.14%
201412,532520.42%
201312,480790.64%
201212,401770.62%
201112,3241120.92%
201012,212-207-1.67%
200012,4192452.01%
199012,174-598-4.68%
198012,772-1,359-9.62%
197014,1317635.71%
196013,3681,26310.43%
195012,105-325-2.61%
194012,4302642.17%
193012,1665,47281.74%
19206,6943,526111.3%
19103,168
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Winnetka Population by Year