BELLWOOD                    
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau    
     
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
 
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Total Population 19,811 20,241 20,535        
   Male 9,586 9,787 9,612        
   Female 10,225 10,454 10,923        
Median Age   32.3      
   Male   30.2      
   Female   33.9      
Under 5 Years 1,576 1,581 1,557        
   Male 808 793 767        
   Female 768 788 790        
5 to 9 Years 1,633 1,629 1,818        
   Male 835 833 922        
   Female 798 796 896        
10 to 14 Years 1,627 1,831 1,828        
   Male 795 970 886        
   Female 832 861 942        
15 to 19 Years 1,696 1,800 1,646        
   Male 871 932 840          
   Female 825 868 806        
20 to 24 Years 1,663 1,436 1,410        
   Male 808 725 712        
   Female 855 711 698        
25 to 29 Years 1,925 1,452 1,380        
   Male 887 689 651        
   Female 1,038 763 729        
30 to 34 Years 1,773 1,860 1,350        
   Male 847 840 598        
   Female 926 1,020 752        
35 to 44 Years 2,188 3,581 3,167        
   Male 1,099 1,646 1,426        
   Female 1,089 1,935 1,741        
    35 to 39 Years   1,866 1,470        
      Male   830 678        
      Female   1,036 792        
    40 to 44 Years   1,715 1,697        
      Male   816 748        
      Female   899 949        
45 to 54 Years 1,926 2,056 3,090        
   Male 907 1,001 1,373        
   Female 1,019 1,055 1,717        
    45 to 49 Years   1,270 1,637        
      Male   616 704        
      Female   654 933        
    50 to 54 Years   786 1,453        
      Male   385 669        
      Female   401 784        
55 to 59 Years 1,161 705 1,022        
   Male 553 358 458        
   Female 608 347 564        
60 to 64 Years 937 687 649        
   Male 447 305 320        
   Female 490 382 329        
65 to 74 Years 1,185 1,038 931        
   Male 528 471 383        
   Female 657 567 548        
    65 to 69 Years   600 513        
      Male   276 230        
      Female   324 283        
    70 to 74 Years   438 418        
      Male   195 153        
      Female   243 265        
75 to 84 Years 439 484 538        
   Male 177 190 221        
   Female 262 294 317        
    75 to 79 Years   339 318        
      Male   137 136        
      Female   202 182        
    80 to 84 Years   145 220        
      Male   53 85        
      Female   92 135        
85 Years and Over 82 101 149        
   Male 24 34 55        
   Female 58 67 94        
   
   
     
 
   
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin   
       
 
     
Year 2000    
Total Population 20,535    
   Single-Race classification 20,224    
     White 2,412    
       Under 18 years of age 362    
       18 or older 2,050    
     Black or African-American 16,783    
       Under 18 years of age 5,409    
       18 or older 11,374    
     American Indian or Native Alaskan 49    
       Under 18 years of age 15    
       18 or older 34    
     Asian 197    
       Under 18 years of age 50    
       18 or older 147    
     Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4    
       Under 18 years of age      
       18 or older 4    
     Asian or Pacific Islander 201    
       Under 18 years of age 50    
       18 or older 151    
     Other 779    
       Under 18 years of age 275    
       18 or older 504    
   Two or more races classified 311    
     Under 18 years of age 150    
     18 or older 161    
  1,631    
   Hispanic or Latino    
     Under 18 years of age 600    
     18 or older 1,031    
   Not Hispanic or Latino 18,904    
     Under 18 years of age 5,661    
     18 or older 13,243    
       
Population by Household for Bellwood, Illinois  
     
       
       
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Total Population 19,811 20,241 20,535        
Number of Households 6,463 6,270 6,440          
   With people under 18 present 2,998 3,239 3,146        
   With people 65 or older 1,314 1,204 1,268        
Population in Households 19,701 20,137 20,453          
   In Family Households 18,377 18,812 18,828        
   In Nonfamily Households 1,324 1,325 1,625        
Population in Group Quarters 110 104 82          
   Institutionalized 95 104 0          
   Other 15 0 82          
  3.05 3.21 3.18            
Average Household Size    
Number of Households 6,463 6,270 6,440        
   Single-person households 987 912 1,128          
     Male 398 396 463        
     Female 589 516 665        
     Householder 65 or older 346 328 386        
   Multiple-person households 5,476 5,358 5,312          
     With people 65 or older present 968 876 882        
     Family households 5,334 5,186 5,100          
       With people under 18 present 2,979 3,214 3,122        
       With people 65 or older present 953 855 844        
       Married-couple family 4,270 3,561 3,028          
         With people under 18 present 2,350 2,151 1,737        
       Male householder family, no wife present 249 331 407          
         With people under 18 present 109 188 246        
       Female householder family, no husband present 815 1,294 1,665          
         With people under 18 present 520 875 1,139        
     Non-family households 142 172 212          
       With people 65 or older present 15 21 38          
       Male householder 95 116 102          
         
       Female householder 47 56 110          
       
   
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics   
       
       
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Housing units 6,609 6,566 6,683          
   Occupied 6,463 6,270 6,440        
     Owner occupied 5,076 4,903 4,914        
     Renter occupied 1,387 1,367 1,526        
   Vacant 146 296 243        
    43 31            
Age of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   760 470        
   35 to 44 years   1,491 1,213        
   45 to 54 years   993 1,492        
   55 to 64 years   705 854        
   65 to 74 years   578 482        
   75 years and over   333 372        
     75 to 84 years   299      
     85 years and over   73      
    75 100            
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   461 407        
   35 to 44 years   426 398        
   45 to 54 years   190 298        
   55 to 64 years   117 147        
   65 to 74 years   50 104        
   75 years and over   48 72        
     75 to 84 years   54      
     85 years and over   18      
  3,533 1,667 895            
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   White    
   Black 1,393 3,061 3,785          
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 2 4 8        
   Asian and Pacific Islander 66 64 45        
     Asian   42      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   3      
   Other or Multiple 129 107 181        
  815 251 123            
Renter-occupied housing units    
   White    
   Black 518 1,055 1,363        
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 0 5 3        
   Asian and Pacific Islander 7 14 4          
     Asian   4      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   0      
   Other or Multiple 0 42 33