Oak Lawn, IL

56,774 Population
8.6 square miles 6,624.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
6,624.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.1%
was 56.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.5%
was 14.7%
 
Percent Under 18
21.4%
was 21.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.5%
was 17.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 5.7
Ranked 14th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
10.6%
was 10.8%
 
Median Household Income
$58,707
was $56,185
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.6
41
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
124.3
was 141.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,428.8
was 1,895.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
23,063
was 22,940
 
Median Rent
$1,002
was $1,029
 
Total Building Permits
6
was 5
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,542
was 21,527
 
Homeownership Rate
79.8%
was 80.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
6
was 5
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,690.8
was 2,676.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.9%
was 24.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.6%
was 94.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 89.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.2%
was 26.0%
 

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