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Worth, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Worth had a population of 10,457 as of July 1, 2017. Worth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Worth is located at latitude 41.6882 and longitude -87.7926 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Worth (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Worth (GNIS ID: 2399742) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Worth is located within Township of Worth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Worth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Worth, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,457
Daytime Population: Workers 2,388
Daytime Population: Residents 5,302
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,690
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 10,338
Population in Familes 8,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density2 4,415
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,111
Average Household Income $67,322
Per Capita Income $27,294


Total Housing Units 4,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,817 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,359 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $184,640
Average Home Value $188,419


Total Households 4,177
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,621
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -0.24%
Households -0.41% -0.26%
Families -0.54% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Worth, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worth to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 214 84th
Population Density # 66 95th
Diversity Index # 271 80th
Median Household Income # 614 55th
Per Capita Income # 639 53rd

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