Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Population 2021

6,536
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Winthrop Harbor is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 6,536, it is the 287th largest city in Illinois and the 4108th largest city in the United States . Winthrop Harbor is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -3.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,742 in 2010. Winthrop Harbor reached it's highest population of 6,873 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Winthrop Harbor has a population density of 1,380 people per square mile.

The average household income in Winthrop Harbor is $104,545 with a poverty rate of 2.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,069 per month, and the median house value is $196,300. The median age in Winthrop Harbor is 45.9 years, 46.9 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Winthrop Harbor Demographics

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

  • White: 93.88%
  • Other race: 2.86%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois is 6,536 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,742.

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,31093.88%
Some Other Race1922.86%
Black or African American1011.50%
Asian781.16%
Two or More Races330.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.10%
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Winthrop Harbor Population by Race

Winthrop Harbor Population Pyramid $2021

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Winthrop Harbor Median Age

45.9


Total

46.9


Male

44.9


Female

Winthrop Harbor Adults

There are 5,506 adults, (1,084 of whom are seniors) in Winthrop Harbor.

Winthrop Harbor Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Winthrop Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

3,451

51.35%

Male

3,270

48.65%

Winthrop Harbor Population by Age

Winthrop Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winthrop Harbor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All78%22%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Male51.9%48.1%
Female46%54%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winthrop Harbor Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5302.6578
Married1,5013.0686.7
Non Family6211.1676.7
Female250346
Male1584.0651.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Winthrop Harbor Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1032.06%
9th to 12th Grade2214.42%
High School Graduate1,39027.78%
Some College1,34326.84%
Associates Degree54010.79%
Bachelors Degree1,13022.59%
Graduate Degree2765.52%
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Winthrop Harbor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winthrop Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4374,2301,287
Hispanic41229861
Other Race936615
Black797613
Asian707039
2+ Races19196
Native American77

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 asian people with a rate of 55.71%.

Winthrop Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,711$53,542$41,051
Less Than 9th Grade$60,795$61,932$41,250
High School Graduate$42,264$42,833$37,656
Some College$43,019$47,778$38,947
Bachelors Degree$58,276$69,844$47,679
Graduate Degree$91,181$90,486$93,462

$45,711

Average Earnings

$53,542

Average Male

$41,051

Average Female

Winthrop Harbor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winthrop Harbor Language by Age

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Winthrop Harbor Language

92.57% of Winthrop Harbor residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Winthrop Harbor Language

Winthrop Harbor Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8401342.29%
Black10132.97%

2.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.62%

Male Poverty Rate

2.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winthrop Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winthrop Harbor is Black, with 2.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winthrop Harbor is White, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.31%.

Winthrop Harbor Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School4.03%
Some College2.28%
Less Than 9th Grade2.16%
Bachelors or Greater0.43%

Winthrop Harbor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed7.53%
Female Employed2.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Winthrop Harbor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winthrop Harbor Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,673$104,545
Families$98,945$112,517
Married Families$101,920-
Non Families$56,406$68,797
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Income by Household Type

Winthrop Harbor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Winthrop Harbor Married by Age and Sex

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Winthrop Harbor 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.

Winthrop Harbor Marital Status by Race

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Winthrop Harbor Marital Status

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523

Number of Veterans

484

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War184
Vietnam175
Second Gulf War97
Korea26
World War II22

Winthrop Harbor Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54171
65 to 74136
18 to 3476
75+73
55 to 6467

Winthrop Harbor Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4739.16%
Hispanic428.42%
Black3736.63%
Native American7100.00%
2+ Races631.58%

Winthrop Harbor Veterans by Race

Winthrop Harbor Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winthrop Harbor Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Winthrop Harbor Employment by Age

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Winthrop Harbor Employment by Race

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Winthrop Harbor 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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69.92%

Born in Winthrop Harbor

96.18%

Native Born

3.82%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.18% of Winthrop Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 69.92% having been born in Illinois. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Winthrop Harbor Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,536-41-0.62%
20206,577-41-0.62%
20196,618-41-0.62%
20186,659-72-1.07%
20176,731-42-0.62%
20166,773-14-0.21%
20156,787-41-0.60%
20146,828-13-0.19%
20136,84130.04%
20126,838-18-0.26%
20116,856-17-0.25%
20106,8732030.30%
20006,6704300.67%
19906,2408021.39%
19805,4386441.27%
19704,7949462.22%
19603,8480.00%

Winthrop Harbor Population by Year