Wood Dale, Illinois Population 2021

13,397
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Wood Dale is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 13,397, it is the 177th largest city in Illinois and the 2504th largest city in the United States . Wood Dale is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,770 in 2010. Wood Dale reached it's highest population of 13,981 in 2013. Spanning over 5 miles, Wood Dale has a population density of 2,822 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wood Dale is $90,989 with a poverty rate of 6.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,244 per month, and the median house value is $236,900. The median age in Wood Dale is 41.7 years, 40 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Wood Dale Demographics

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

  • White: 77.67%
  • Asian: 8.81%
  • Other race: 8.47%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Wood Dale, Illinois is 13,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,712.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,770.

Wood Dale, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,71677.67%
Asian1,2158.81%
Some Other Race1,1698.47%
Black or African American2882.09%
Two or More Races2321.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1581.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.13%
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Wood Dale Population by Race

Wood Dale Population Pyramid $2021

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Wood Dale Median Age

41.7


Total

40


Male

43


Female

Wood Dale Adults

There are 11,131 adults, (2,259 of whom are seniors) in Wood Dale.

Wood Dale Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood Dale Sex Ratio

Female

6,875

49.83%

Male

6,921

50.17%

Wood Dale Population by Age

Wood Dale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wood Dale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
All78.4%21.6%
Male76.9%23.1%
Female57.9%42.1%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood Dale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0562.7278.4
Married2,8003.2981.9
Non Family1,5131.3278.8
Female4963.157.9
Male2474.1576.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Wood Dale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5465.58%
9th to 12th Grade5645.77%
High School Graduate3,60636.86%
Some College1,91419.57%
Associates Degree7417.58%
Bachelors Degree1,60916.45%
Graduate Degree8028.20%
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Wood Dale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wood Dale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0306,3961,636
Hispanic1,6441,220223
Asian862841502
Other Race67245815
2+ Races15712641
Black1241249
Islander838370
Native American1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 84.34%.

Wood Dale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,120$48,532$31,643
Less Than 9th Grade$27,656$42,167$16,693
High School Graduate$34,466$38,021$23,837
Some College$43,519$54,413$31,865
Bachelors Degree$56,432$64,474$49,550
Graduate Degree$59,028$87,778$54,408

$42,120

Average Earnings

$48,532

Average Male

$31,643

Average Female

Wood Dale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood Dale Language by Age

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Wood Dale Language

58.96% of Wood Dale residents speak only English, while 41.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.85% of the population.

Wood Dale Language

Wood Dale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8425145.81%
Hispanic3,2352367.30%
Black2888328.82%
Asian1,215725.93%
Other1,169302.57%

6.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood Dale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood Dale is Black, with 28.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood Dale is Other, with 2.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.72%.

Wood Dale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.26%
High School5.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%
Some College4.78%

Wood Dale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.48%
Female Unemployed12.10%
Female Employed4.52%
Male Employed4.15%

Wood Dale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood Dale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,552$90,989
Families$78,750$98,915
Married Families$85,955-
Non Families$50,932$69,926
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Income by Household Type

Wood Dale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood Dale Married by Age and Sex

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Wood Dale 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 45-54.

Wood Dale Marital Status by Race

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Wood Dale Marital Status

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484

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
Korea84
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War38
World War II9

Wood Dale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+185
65 to 74110
55 to 6486
35 to 5479
18 to 3424

Wood Dale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4795.29%
Hispanic321.59%
2+ Races52.92%

Wood Dale Veterans by Race

Wood Dale Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood Dale Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wood Dale Employment by Age

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Wood Dale Employment by Race

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Wood Dale 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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63.47%

Born in Wood Dale

72.90%

Native Born

27.10%

Foreign Born

8.26%

Non Citizen

18.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.90% of Wood Dale residents were born in the United States, with 63.47% having been born in Illinois. 8.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wood Dale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,397-105-0.78%
202013,502-105-0.77%
201913,607-105-0.77%
201813,712-101-0.73%
201713,813-57-0.41%
201613,870-71-0.51%
201513,941-23-0.16%
201413,964-17-0.12%
201313,981620.45%
201213,919500.36%
201113,869840.61%
201013,7852500.18%
200013,5351,1100.86%
199012,4251,1741.00%
198011,2512,4202.45%
19708,8315,76011.14%
19603,0710.00%

Wood Dale Population by Year