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Oswego
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Oswego Residents

Oswego Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
34,810
Unemployment Rate
2.1%
Poverty Rate
2.1%
Non-Citizens
6.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 20 responses
  • Friendly
    55%
  • Family oriented
    15%
  • Introverted
    10%
  • Progressive
    10%
  • Welcoming
    10%

Oswego Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    65%
  • Hispanic
    18%
  • African American
    10%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$112,109
National
$75,149
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    4%
  • $25-$44k
    7%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    41%
  • $150k+
    30%
Median Individual Income
$52,341
National
$37,585
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    17%
  • $15-$34k
    19%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    42%

Community

Poll
83%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 24 responses
Poll
60%
of people say LGBTQ+ residents are usually treated well, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them. 20 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 10 responses
  • Be prepared for heavy property taxes.
    40%
  • Get involved in the community
    20%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    20%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    10%
  • Very cultureless and no sense of community.
    10%

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