WILL COUNTY                
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau      
   
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
     
     
Year
1980 1990 2000      
Total Population  324,460 357,313 502,266      
   Male  162,117 178,351 250,832      
   Female  162,343 178,962 251,434      
Under 5 Years  29,026 29,446 42,028        
   Male  14,991 15,259 21,590      
   Female  14,035 14,187 20,438    
5 to 9 Years  29,556 30,488 44,189      
   Male  15,152 15,556 22,574    
   Female  14,404 14,932 21,615        
10 to 14 Years  30,137 29,775 41,355        
   Male  15,376 15,337 21,255      
   Female  14,761 14,438 20,100          
15 to 19 Years  30,381 27,794 36,271        
   Male  15,615 14,579 19,045      
   Female  14,766 13,215 17,226        
20 to 24 Years  28,267 24,741 27,713        
   Male  14,471 12,985 14,586      
   Female  13,796 11,756 13,127        
25 to 29 Years  29,818 29,045 32,868        
   Male  14,872 14,717 16,496        
   Female  14,946 14,328 16,372      
30 to 34 Years  29,995 33,170 41,432        
   Male  15,150 16,447 20,644      
   Female  14,845 16,723 20,788      
35 to 44 Years  40,691 59,981 91,118        
   Male  20,824 29,941 45,628      
   Female  19,867 30,040 45,490      
    35 to 39 Years    31,355 47,165        
      Male    15,589 23,588      
      Female    15,766 23,577      
    40 to 44 Years    28,626 43,953        
      Male    14,352 22,040        
      Female    14,274 21,913          
45 to 54 Years  28,955 37,606 66,286        
   Male  14,737 19,233 33,329      
   Female  14,218 18,373 32,957          
    45 to 49 Years    21,745 36,066        
      Male    11,115 18,118      
      Female    10,630 17,948        
    50 to 54 Years    15,861 30,220        
      Male    8,118 15,211        
      Female    7,743 15,009          
55 to 59 Years  13,289 12,871 21,996        
   Male  6,609 6,509 11,036      
   Female  6,680 6,362 10,960          
60 to 64 Years  10,353 11,557 15,400        
   Male  4,910 5,579 7,610      
   Female  5,443 5,978 7,790      
65 to 74 Years  14,828 18,390 22,690        
   Male  6,362 8,071 10,327      
   Female  8,466 10,319 12,363      
    65 to 69 Years    10,468 12,068          
      Male    4,767 5,642      
      Female    5,701 6,426        
    70 to 74 Years    7,922 10,622        
      Male    3,304 4,685      
      Female    4,618 5,937      
75 to 84 Years  7,072 9,682 14,311        
   Male  2,444 3,466 5,481      
   Female  4,628 6,216 8,830      
    75 to 79 Years    5,898 8,648        
      Male    2,214 3,505      
      Female    3,684 5,143      
    80 to 84 Years    3,784 5,663        
      Male    1,252 1,976      
      Female    2,532 3,687      
85 Years and Over  2,092 2,767 4,609        
   Male  604 672 1,231      
   Female  1,488 2,095 3,378      
   
 
 
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin       
 
   
Year 2000  
Total Population  502,266  
   Single-Race classification  494,080  
     White  411,027  
       Under 18 years of age  118,191  
       18 or older  292,836  
     Black or African-American  52,509  
       Under 18 years of age  17,788  
       18 or older  34,721  
     American Indian or Native Alaskan  1,038  
       Under 18 years of age  334  
       18 or older  704  
     Asian  11,125  
       Under 18 years of age  3,303  
       18 or older  7,822  
     Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander  162  
       Under 18 years of age  64  
       18 or older  98  
     Asian or Pacific Islander  11,287  
       Under 18 years of age  3,367  
       18 or older  7,920  
     Other  18,219  
       Under 18 years of age  6,658  
       18 or older  11,561  
   Two or more races classified  8,186  
     Under 18 years of age  4,373  
     18 or older  3,813  
  43,768  
Hispanic or Latino   
   Under 18 years of age  16,780  
   18 or older  26,988  
Not Hispanic or Latino  458,498  
   Under 18 years of age  133,931  
   18 or older  324,567  
     
Population by Household for Will County, Illinois      
     
Year
1980 1990 2000      
Total Population  324,460 357,313 502,266        
Number of Households  103,071 116,933 167,542        
   With people under 18 present  51,821 53,907 76,467      
   With people 65 or older  16,937 21,712 29,294        
Population in Households  316,419 348,652 492,605        
   In Family Households  292,883 319,527 447,352      
   In Nonfamily Households  23,536 29,125 45,253      
Population in Group Quarters  8,041 8,661 9,661        
   Institutionalized  6,177 6,535 7,294      
   Other  1,864 2,126 2,367    
Average Household Size       
Number of Households  103,071 116,933 167,542        
   Single-person households  17,830 20,679 29,884        
     Male  8,059 9,144 13,686      
     Female  9,771 11,535 16,198      
     Householder 65 or older  6,098 7,995 10,003        
   Multiple-person households  85,241 96,254 137,658        
     With people 65 or older present  10,839 13,717 19,291        
     Family households  82,733 92,631 130,972        
       With people under 18 present  51,564 53,455 75,882        
       With people 65 or older present  10,607 13,436 18,775        
       Married-couple family  71,056 77,289 108,630        
         With people under 18 present  43,967 43,990 61,488        
       Male householder family, no wife present  2,712 3,822 6,249        
         With people under 18 present  1,348 2,007 3,619        
       Female householder family, no husband present  8,965 11,520 16,093        
         With people under 18 present  6,249 7,458 10,775        
     Non-family households  2,508 3,623 6,686        
       With people 65 or older present  232 281 516          
       Male householder  1,686 2,515 4,161          
           
       Female householder  822 1,108 2,525        
       
   
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics     
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Housing units  109,431 122,870 175,524      
   Occupied  103,071 116,933 167,542      
     Owner occupied  76,600 90,488 139,311      
     Renter occupied  26,471 26,445 28,231      
   Vacant  6,360 5,937 7,982      
    1,093 1,649        
Age of householder        
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   15 to 24 years   
   25 to 34 years    17,712 23,759  
   35 to 44 years    26,171 40,697  
   45 to 54 years    18,421 32,728      
   55 to 64 years    12,263 19,458      
   65 to 74 years    9,402 11,989      
   75 years and over    5,426 9,031      
     75 to 84 years    7,349      
     85 years and over    1,682      
    2,933 3,359    
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years           
   25 to 34 years    9,035 8,016  
   35 to 44 years    5,646 6,525  
   45 to 54 years    2,878 4,133      
   55 to 64 years    1,930 2,267      
   65 to 74 years    1,988 1,667      
   75 years and over    2,035 2,264      
     75 to 84 years    1,587      
     85 years and over    677      
  71,113 82,572 123,185    
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   White   
   Black  3,867 5,399 9,018  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  78 138 223  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  548 917 2,690        
     Asian    2,660    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    30        
   Other or Multiple  994 1,462 4,195    
  20,595 19,948 19,316    
Renter-occupied housing units        
   White           
   Black  4,945 5,296 6,749  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  53 70 84  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  133 224 385    
     Asian    376    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    9      
   Other or Multiple  745 907 1,697