New Lenox, IL Demographics

The total population of New Lenox is estimated to be 27,242 with 14,079 males (51.68%) and 13,163 females (48.32%). There are 916 less females than males in New Lenox.
The median household income in New Lenox was $128,431 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,251(1.72%) from $130,682 in 2020. This income is 172.15% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, New Lenox sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $145,264. Overall, the median household income for the village of New Lenox stands at $128,431.
In New Lenox, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $77,830 for males and $42,507 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $102,130 for males and $70,845 for females.
In New Lenox, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $201,381, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $88,275.
In 2022, the population of New Lenox was 27,594, a 0.34% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, New Lenox's population was 27,501, an increase of 0.93% compared to a population of 27,247 in 2020.
The median age in New Lenox, IL is 36.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 23.74% were under the age of 15, 16.91% aged 15 to 29, 48.56% aged 30 to 64, 9.61% aged 65 to 84, and 1.18% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of New Lenox population: 93.88% are White, 0.60% are Black or African American, 0.63% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.80% are some other race and 4.07% are multiracial.