Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn is located at 41°42'54" North, 87°45'12" West (41.715082, -87.753401)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 55,245 people, 22,220 households, and 14,554 families residing in the village. The population density is 2,480.3/km² (6,427.3/mi²). There are 22,846 housing units at an average density of 1,025.7/km² (2,657.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 93.35% White, 1.22% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.64% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. 5.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 22,220 households out of which 25.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% are married couples living together, 10.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% are non-families. 30.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the village the population is spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $47,585, and the median income for a family is $60,057. Males have a median income of $44,954 versus $30,646 for females. The per capita income for the village is $23,877. 5.4% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.7% of those under the age of 18 and 4.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.