|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Chicago is 25,370. West Chicago, Illinois is the 1,534th largest city in the US.
West Chicago is located entirely in DuPage County.
The peak population of West Chicago was in 2010, when its population was 27,086. In 2010, West Chicago was the 1,316th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,534th largest city in the US. West Chicago is currently 6.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
West Chicago has grown 6.2% since the 2000. West Chicago, Illinois's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
West Chicago has a population density of 1,830.4 people per square mile.
|1529||Mercer Island, Washington||25,442||15.2%|
|1534||West Chicago, Illinois||25,370||6.2%|
|1536||De Pere, Wisconsin||25,335||22.5%|
|1538||Sugar Hill, Georgia||25,259||115.2%|
The total voting age population of West Chicago, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 14,569. The voting age population is 52.1% male and 47.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.9% of the residents of West Chicago are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Chicago are 69.5% White, 17.3% Other, 8.1% Asian, 2.6% Black and 2.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 52.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Chicago, 10.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.8%. On a per-household basis, 9.1% of families are below the poverty line in West Chicago.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.8% of West Chicago residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.0% of West Chicago residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Chicago residents aged 5 and older, 56.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 46.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Chicago is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Chicago, 6.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Chicago is $78,116.
In West Chicago, 67.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.3% of housing units in West Chicago.
Of all the housing units in West Chicago, 13.2% of them were build before 1940.
In West Chicago, 16.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Chicago is $1,083.
In West Chicago, 87.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.