Braidwood Will County, Illinois

Braidwood: City in Will County, Illinois, United States

About

Braidwood is a city located in the county of Will in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,191 and a population density of 1,120 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,148 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1866.

Braidwood Quick Facts

Population : 6,148 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Will County
Area : 5.53 km2
Altitude : 574 feet / 175 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1867 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:48:45 (27th May 2022)
Postal code : 60408
Density : 1,112 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.7% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Braidwood is located at 41°15'54"N 88°12'44"W (41.2650300, -88.2122800).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Braidwood decreased by 0.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,191 - census
2011 6,242 0.82% estimation process
2012 6,248 0.1% estimation process
2013 6,233 -0.24% estimation process
2014 6,229 -0.06% estimation process
2015 6,229 0% estimation process
2016 6,230 0.02% estimation process
2017 6,217 -0.21% estimation process
2018 6,203 -0.23% estimation process
2019 6,186 -0.27% estimation process
2020 6,148 -0.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,279
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,037
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,046
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,019
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.1%
People over 65 (%) : 20.9%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 92.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 2.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 30.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 65.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 483
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.2%

Braidwood zip code is 60408. County name: Will, County fips: 17197

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $391,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,713
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $541
2015-2019 median gross rent : $957
2015-2019 Households : 2,237
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,265
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 31,946
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,107
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 162,974
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,856
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,060
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,886
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,182
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 567
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 322
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 112
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 915
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 66
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,055
2010 population per square mile : 790.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.35
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $190,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,520
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $440
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,278
2015-2019 Households : 30,485
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,989
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 174,065
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 338,256
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,685,567
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,219
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,064
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,682
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 13,444
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,947
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,767
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,080
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,034
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 937
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,233
2010 population per square mile : 5,878.4
2010 land area in square miles : 18.23
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $150,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,617
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $712
2015-2019 median gross rent : $913
2015-2019 Households : 3,245
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.86
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,400
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,205
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 31,392
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,369
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $66,652
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,295
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 805
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 374
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 388
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 614
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 181
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 103
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 685
2010 population per square mile : 1,648.1
2010 land area in square miles : 5.47

People born in Braidwood (3)

People born in Braidwood, including musician Doug Pinnick, United States labor leader, born 1870 John Mitchell, basketball player Frank Linskey, .

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Schools in Braidwood

College & universities near Braidwood, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146296 Joliet Junior College Joliet (IL) 60431-8938

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Braidwood, IL

Code Name Address Type
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL
KKI Kankakee 199 South East Ave. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Braidwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Braidwood Post Office Braidwood (IL) 60408

Other cities in Will County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Will County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Joliet 85,583 City in Illinois, United States
Bolingbrook 74,025 Town in Illinois
Lockport 59,877 City in Niagara County, New York, United States
Romeoville 39,770 Town
New Lenox 27,088 Village in Illinois
Homer Glen 24,281 Village in Illinois, United States
Crest Hill 21,153 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Mokena 20,050 City in Illinois, United States of America
Goodings Grove 18,569 City in Illinois, United States of America
Shorewood 17,495 Village in Illinois
Channahon 13,409 City in Illinois, United States of America
Frankfort Square 9,276 Census-designated place in Will County, Illinois, United States
Manhattan 8,798 Village in Illinois
Crete 8,493 Town in the U.
Wilmington 5,597 Town in Will County, Illinois, United States
Monee 5,029 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Braidwood distances to largest Illinois cities