Oswego, IL

33,245 Population
15.6 square miles 2,137.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,137.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.8%
was 50.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.0%
was 5.5%
 
Percent Under 18
29.1%
was 30.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
8.7%
was 8.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.8
Ranked 6th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
2.1%
was 3.4%
 
Median Household Income
$97,537
was $96,825
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
29.9
30.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
77
was 56.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,356.1
was 1,431.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,037
was 10,538
 
Median Rent
$1,644
was $1,675
 
Total Building Permits
226
was 115
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,885
was 10,271
 
Homeownership Rate
85.1%
was 82.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
226
was 115
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
740.9
was 678.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.6%
was 13.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
21.6
was 10.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.9
was 3.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.6%
was 96.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.0%
was 96.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
41.4%
was 42.1%
 

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