Also See: Braidwood, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Braidwood had a population of 6,287 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Braidwood is located at latitude 41.265 and longitude -88.2123 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the City of Braidwood encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 577 feet.
The City of Braidwood (GNIS ID: 2394237) 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.
|Total Population||6,287 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,279 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||5,235 (83.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||8 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$69,056|
|Average Household Income||$80,585|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,333|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,133 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,960 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||480 (15.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||693 (22.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$170,712|
|Average Home Value||$175,115|
|Housing Affordability Index3||210|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.2%|
|Per Capita Income||2.01%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.75%|
The table below compares Braidwood to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 296||78th|
|Population Density||# 626||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 382||72nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 521||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 537||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 478||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.