Poverty in Braidwood, Illinois

What is the poverty rate in Braidwood, Illinois?
The poverty rate in Braidwood is 12.0%. One out of every 8.3 residents of Braidwood lives in poverty.

How many people in Braidwood, Illinois live in poverty?
754 of 6,273 Braidwood residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Braidwood compare to the rest of Illinois?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Illinois is 13.5%, meaning Braidwood has a moderately lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Illinois.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

5,824

10.6% 10.3% 92.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Braidwood, Illinois By Race?

10.6% of White residents of Braidwood, Illinois live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Braidwood, Illinois is the same as than the national average. 615 of 5,824 white Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 92.8% of the total population of Braidwood, Illinois are white.

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Braidwood, Illinois?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Braidwood, Illinois is 12.7%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Braidwood, Illinois is 11.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Braidwood, Illinois

Male residents of Braidwood, Illinois are moderately(13%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

423 of 3,326 males in Braidwood live below the poverty line.

331 of 2,947 females in Braidwood live below the poverty line.

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Braidwood can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 12.0%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 11.1%.

Poverty for younger ages in Braidwood is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 9.2%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 16.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Braidwood can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 2.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 9.4%.

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.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 19.6%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Braidwood, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Braidwood, Illinois?

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

26.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

10.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

4.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

11.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

10.7%

75 to 84 Years Old

15.4%

Over 85 Years Old

28.9%

Braidwood, Illinois Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Braidwood, Illinois born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Braidwood, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States is 12.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Braidwood, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 6.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Braidwood, Illinois born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Braidwood, Illinois who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 6,192 residents of Braidwood, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States, 749 (12.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 5 (6.2%) of 81 residents of Braidwood, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Braidwood, Illinois

The poverty rate in Braidwood is 12.0%.
Braidwood is in Will County.
Illinois Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Will County.
City Poverty Rate
Beecher 4.7%
Braidwood 12.0%
Crest Hill 11.4%
Crystal Lawns 4.3%
Elwood 6.6%
Fairmont 16.7%
Frankfort Square 0.9%
Homer Glen 4.0%
Ingalls Park 14.6%
Lakewood Shores 21.8%
Lockport 5.0%
Manhattan 1.4%
Mokena 2.5%
Monee 2.1%
New Lenox 2.6%
Peotone 4.3%
Preston Heights 21.1%
Rockdale 10.4%
Romeoville 6.7%
Shorewood 5.6%
Wilmington 15.1%

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