What is the poverty rate in Berwyn, Illinois?
The poverty rate in Berwyn is 12.8%. One out of every 7.8 residents of Berwyn lives in poverty.
How many people in Berwyn, Illinois live in poverty?
7,185 of 56,093 Berwyn residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Berwyn compare to the rest of Illinois?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Illinois is 13.5%, meaning Berwyn has a slightly lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Illinois.
|Race||Population||Poverty Rate||National Poverty Rate||Population|
Two Or More Races
The Poverty Rate of black residents in Berwyn, Illinois is dramatically lower than the national average of 25.2%. 567 of 3,423 black Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 6.1% of the total population of Berwyn, Illinois are black.
The Poverty Rate of asian residents in Berwyn, Illinois is dramatically lower than the national average of 11.9%. 75 of 1,823 asian Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 3.2% of the total population of Berwyn, Illinois are asian.
The Poverty Rate of white residents in Berwyn, Illinois is the same as than the national average. 1,510 of 14,646 white Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 26.0% of the total population of Berwyn, Illinois are white.
The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Berwyn, Illinois is dramatically lower than the national average of 22.2%. 4,979 of 35,824 hispanic Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 63.6% of the total population of Berwyn, Illinois are hispanic.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Berwyn, Illinois is 11.7%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Berwyn, Illinois is 13.9%.
3,196 of 27,416 males in Berwyn live below the poverty line.
3,989 of 28,677 females in Berwyn live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Berwyn can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Berwyn is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Berwyn can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.
Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.
Children Under 6
Children 6 to 11 Years Old
Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old
Adults 18 to 59 Years Old
Adults 60 to 74 Years Old
75 to 84 Years Old
Over 85 Years Old
The Poverty Rate for residents of Berwyn, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States is 12.9%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Berwyn, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.6%.
Of the 40,834 residents of Berwyn, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States, 5,265 (12.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 1,920 (12.6%) of 15,259 residents of Berwyn, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
|Country Club Hills||10.7%|
|East Hazel Crest||12.7%|
|Indian Head Park||2.2%|
|La Grange Park||5.7%|
|South Chicago Heights||25.7%|