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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Braidwood is 6,182. Braidwood, Illinois is the 4,254th largest city in the US.
Braidwood is located entirely in Will County.
The peak population of Braidwood was in 2010, when its population was 6,191. In 2010, Braidwood was the 4,076th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,254th largest city in the US. Braidwood is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Braidwood has grown 17.3% since the 2000. Braidwood, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Braidwood has a population density of 1,351.7 people per square mile.
|4248||Fair Haven, New Jersey||6,204||4.1%|
|4251||Pembroke Park, Florida||6,195||28.2%|
|4258||White Oak, Texas||6,169||9.1%|
|4259||Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina||6,168||103.5%|
The total voting age population of Braidwood, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,907. The voting age population is 52.1% male and 47.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.3% of the residents of Braidwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Braidwood are 95.9% White, 2.8% Two or more races, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Black and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 6.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Braidwood, 12.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.4%. On a per-household basis, 9.7% of families are below the poverty line in Braidwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.7% of Braidwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.5% of Braidwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.5% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Braidwood residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Braidwood is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Braidwood, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Braidwood is $63,074.
In Braidwood, 77.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.2% of housing units in Braidwood.
Of all the housing units in Braidwood, 8.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Braidwood, 25.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 760 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Braidwood is $979.
In Braidwood, 82.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.