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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Washington Park is 4,120, which is 22.92% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Washington Park population density is 1,565.60 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 222.21 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Washington Park is black, which represent 92.94% of the total population. The average Washington Park education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 4,120. #371

Population Growth Since 2000, #1185

Washington Park, IL

Population Density, #437

Washington Park, IL
1,565.60 per square mile
222.21 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:247 (6.00%, #1355)
Black:3,829 (92.94%, #9)
Hispanic:30 (0.73%, #936)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #725)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #481)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:44 (1.07%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,718 (90.24%) out of the total population of 4,120 reported first ancestry.

 Washington Park, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.71%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.92%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch10.02%, see rank1.37%1.40%
English120.29%, see rank5.90%8.02%
French00.00%, see rank2.13%3.34%
German832.01%, see rank19.07%15.03%
Greek90.22%, see rank0.76%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish360.87%, see rank12.00%10.80%
Italian00.00%, see rank6.14%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank1.25%1.42%
Polish160.39%, see rank7.22%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.97%0.92%
Scotch-Irish200.49%, see rank0.59%0.99%
Scottish00.00%, see rank1.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African290.70%, see rank0.64%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank2.13%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.40%0.31%
American300.73%, see rank5.00%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,175 (52.79%, see rank)
Females: 1,945 (47.21%, see rank)

Washington Park, IL
Male: 52.79%
Female: 47.21%
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Washington Park, IL
33.60 years old
37.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Washington Park, IL
32.00 years old
35.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Washington Park, IL
37.40 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Washington Park, IL% of the Total PopulationIllinoisU.S.
Under 5 years2516.09%, see rank6.30%6.36%
5 to 9 years3618.76%, see rank6.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years3047.38%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years3227.82%, see rank6.94%6.85%
20 to 24 years3318.03%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years55013.35%, see rank13.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years49712.06%, see rank13.20%12.96%
45 to 54 years59614.47%, see rank14.17%14.09%
55 to 64 years56813.79%, see rank12.13%12.29%
65 to 74 years2265.49%, see rank7.18%7.64%
75 to 84 1032.50%, see rank4.10%4.25%
85 years and over110.27%, see rank1.90%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Washington Park, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,551, 100%8,560,555209,056,129
Less Than High School679, 26.62%, see rank12.41%13.67%
High School Graduate840, 32.93%, see rank27.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree887, 34.77%, see rank28.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree98, 3.84%, see rank19.72%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree47, 1.84%, see rank12.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.91, see rank13.7213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Washington Park, IL IllinoisU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten109100.00%0.00%71.39%28.61%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)58490.24%, see rank9.76%, see rank88.78%11.22%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)23293.97%, see rank6.03%, see rank90.75%9.25%90.60%9.40%
College21383.10%, see rank16.90%, see rank73.17%26.83%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank48.20%51.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Washington Park, ILIllinoisU.S.
Total Households1,379, 100%4,778,633116,211,092
Average Household Size2.78, see rank2.632.63
1 Person Households434, 31.47%, see rank28.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households945, 68.53%, see rank71.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)874, 63.38%, see rank65.52%66.22%
Average Family Size3.71, see rank3.363.32
Married-Couple Family341, 24.73%, see rank48.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households505, 36.62%, see rank34.48%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Washington Park, IL%IllinoisU.S.
15 Years and Over Total3,204see rank10,347,484252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,637100%, see rank5,027,649123,281,364
Never Married91055.59%, see rank37.51%35.77%
Married45727.92%, see rank51.36%52.04%
Widowed774.70%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced19311.79%, see rank8.63%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,567100%, see rank5,319,835129,692,771
Never Married80451.31%, see rank31.52%29.48%
Married46729.80%, see rank48.23%49.19%
Widowed996.32%, see rank9.25%9.16%
Divorced19712.57%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Washington Park, IL%IllinoisU.S.
Native4,120100.00%, see rank86.11%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence2,54461.75%, see rank67.04%58.73%
Born in Different State1,57638.25%, see rank18.03%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank1.05%1.42%
Foreign Born00.00%, see rank13.89%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank6.52%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank7.37%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank2.94%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank3.90%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.41%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank6.47%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.14%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Washington Park, IL%IllinoisU.S.
English1,32095.72%, see rank78.40%79.39%
Spanish533.84%, see rank11.07%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages60.44%, see rank6.60%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank2.95%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.98%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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