Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Illinois 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Illinois

Total Population:1,866,414
Male Population:873,686
Female Population:992,728

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Illinois

Both sexes32


sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Illinois

Total Population:1,786,061
Male Population:814,345
Under 5 years:67,487
5 to 9 years:69,420
10 to 14 years:77,028
15 to 17 years:52,465
18 and 19 years:29,816
20 years:13,912
21 years:12,566
22 to 24 years:33,847
25 to 29 years:52,339
30 to 34 years:49,090
35 to 39 years:50,334
40 to 44 years:50,792
45 to 49 years:55,112
50 to 54 years:54,530
55 to 59 years:44,370
60 and 61 years:15,222
62 to 64 years:19,064
65 and 66 years:10,728
67 to 69 years:13,706
70 to 74 years:17,714
75 to 79 years:12,187
80 to 84 years:7,573
85 years and over:5,043
Female Population:971,716
Under 5 years:65,725
5 to 9 years:68,057
10 to 14 years:75,138
15 to 17 years:51,342
18 and 19 years:30,333
20 years:14,845
21 years:14,150
22 to 24 years:39,967
25 to 29 years:65,904
30 to 34 years:63,821
35 to 39 years:66,651
40 to 44 years:64,981
45 to 49 years:69,493
50 to 54 years:70,100
55 to 59 years:58,733
60 and 61 years:20,683
62 to 64 years:25,516
65 and 66 years:14,222
67 to 69 years:19,595
70 to 74 years:26,618
75 to 79 years:19,778
80 to 84 years:13,781
85 years and over:12,283

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Illinois

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Illinois

Family led homes:427,626
Husband-wife family:164,547
Other family:263,079
Population of male led with no wife present:41,633
Population female led with no husband present:221,446
Population of Nonfamily homes:240,526
Population living alone:207,774
Population not living alone:32,752

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Illinois with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:263,905
Population of family homes:261,879
Husband-wife family:82,726
Under 6 years only:15,151
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:20,520
6 to 17 years only:47,055
Other family:179,153
Male householder, no wife present:23,254
Under 6 years only:5,568
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4,494
6 to 17 years only:13,192
Female led with no husband present:155,899
Under 6 years only:30,246
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:40,266
6 to 17 years only:85,387
Nonfamily households:2,026
Male led households:1,246
Under 6 years only:264
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:119
6 to 17 years only:863
Female led householder:780
Under 6 years only:192
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:73
6 to 17 years only:515
Households with no people under 18 years:404,247
Family households:165,747
Husband-wife family:81,821
Other family:83,926
Male led with no wife present:18,379
Female led with no husband present:65,547
Nonfamily households:238,500
Male led householder:104,882
Female led householder:133,618

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Illinois, by type

Total Home Population:668,152
Population of Family homes:427,626
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:18,082
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:76,132
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:99,993
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:97,008
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:38,483
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:30,781
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:40,902
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:20,992
Population of 85 year olds and over:5,253
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:240,526
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:13,837
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:32,076
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:33,577
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:51,596
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:26,802
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:23,179
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:32,855
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:19,261
Population of 85 year olds and over:7,343

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Illinois containing people over 60

Total Population:668,152
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:203,080
1-person household:76,791
2-or-more-person household:126,289
Family households:118,931
Nonfamily households:7,358
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:465,072
1-person household:130,983
2-or-more-person household:334,089
Family homes:308,695
Nonfamily homes:25,394

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Illinois with multiple generations.

Total Population:668,152
Home has three or more generations:58,620
Home does not have three or more generations:609,532

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Illinois under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:526,289
Unmarried partner of home lead present:54,026
In family homes:52,834
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,005
Population of male led and female partner households:14,173
Population of female led and female partner households:2,514
Population of female led and male partner households:35,142
In nonfamily homes:1,192
Population of male led and male partner homes:6
Population of male led and female partner homes:958
Population of female led and female partner homes:66
Population of female led and male partner homes:162
No unmarried partner of home lead present:472,263
In family homes:470,554
Population of husband-wife family homes:163,259
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:24,262
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:283,033
In nonfamily homes:1,709

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Illinois

Total Population:1,444,681
Population Under 18 years:518,109
Population 18 years and over:926,572

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Illinois have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:272,489
Family home:198,821
Nonfamily homess:73,668
Male led home:28,490
Living alone:23,927
Not living alone:4,563
Female led home:45,178
Living alone:40,707
Not living alone:4,471
Population of Renter occupied homes:395,663
Family run homes:228,805
Husband-wife family:53,557
Other family:175,248
Male led with no wife present:24,022
Female led with no husband present:151,226
Nonfamily Homes:166,858
Male led homes:77,638
Male living alone:64,834
Male not living alone:12,804
Female led homes:89,220
Females living alone:78,306
Females not living alone:10,914