Worth, Illinois Population 2024

10,288

Worth is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Worth has a 2024 population of 10,288. Worth is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -5.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,933 in 2020.

The average household income in Worth is $74,210 with a poverty rate of 17.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Worth is 39.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Worth Demographics

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

  • White: 77.91%
  • Other race: 11.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Black or African American: 3.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,343.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.9% (-645)
The current population of Worth, Illinois is 10,288 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,933.

Worth, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,46077.91%
Other race1,28211.81%
Two or more races3843.54%
Asian3683.39%
Black or African American3593.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.06%
Native American
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Worth Population by Race

Worth Population Pyramid 2024

Worth Median Age

39.1

Total

38.6

Male

40.1

Female

Worth Adults

There are 8,431 adults, (1,687 of whom are seniors) in Worth.

Worth Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Worth Sex Ratio

Female5,42749.98%
Male5,43250.02%

Worth Population by Age

Worth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3632.4962.837.2
Married2,0503.2681.618.4
Non Family1,5151.1847.352.7
Female637345.154.9
Male1612.9337.962.1
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Worth 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

Worth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.8%.

Worth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,942

Average Earnings

$47,353

Average Male

$30,455

Average Female

Worth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Worth Language

64.98% of Worth residents speak only English, while 35.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 12.79% of the population.

Worth Language

Worth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,7851,03013.23%
Hispanic1,94876039.01%
Other1,28270655.07%
Black3596116.99%
Multiple384277.03%
Asian368267.07%
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17.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.13%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worth is Other, with 55.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worth is Multiple, with 7.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.8%.

Worth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School19%
Less Than 9th Grade12.23%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%
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Worth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.14%
Male Unemployed17.13%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed8.48%
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Worth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Worth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Worth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Worth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Worth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Worth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

528

Number of Veterans

492

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Worth Veterans by War

count

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Worth Veterans by Age

count

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Worth Veterans by Race

Worth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Worth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Worth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Worth 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

67.86%

Born in Worth

76.75%

Native Born

23.25%

Foreign Born

12.98%

Non Citizen

10.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.75% of Worth residents were born in the United States, with 67.86% having been born in Illinois. 12.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Worth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,533-151-1.56%
20289,684-151-1.54%
20279,835-151-1.51%
20269,986-151-1.49%
202510,137-151-1.47%
202410,288-151-1.45%
202310,439-151-1.43%
202210,590-151-1.41%
202110,741-192-1.76%
202010,9334814.6%
201910,452-86-0.82%
201810,538-96-0.9%
201710,634-93-0.87%
201610,727-75-0.69%
201510,802-57-0.52%
201410,859-16-0.15%
201310,875110.1%
201210,864300.28%
201110,834330.31%
201010,801-246-2.23%
200011,047-161-1.44%
199011,208-384-3.31%
198011,592-407-3.39%
197011,9993,80346.4%
19608,196
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Worth Population by Year