Western Springs, IL

13,133 Population
2.8 square miles 4,709.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
4,709.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
71.6%
was 71.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.5%
was 2.8%
 
Percent Under 18
31.8%
was 31.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 16.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
2.1%
was 1.3%
 
Median Household Income
$147,361
was $141,607
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
7.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
314.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,562
was 4,562
 
Median Rent
$1,677
was $1,626
 
Total Building Permits
46
was 21
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,387
was 4,390
 
Homeownership Rate
95.6%
was 95.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
46
was 21
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,635.8
was 1,635.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
47.8%
was 48.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.4
was 4.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.5
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.7%
was 99.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.7%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
76.8%
was 77.8%
 

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