Back of the Yards Demographics


  • Total Population60,994
  • Male Population(49.6 %) 30,252
  • Female Population(50.4 %) 30,742
  • Median Age32.30
There are currently 60,994 people living in Back of the Yards. Out of the total population number, 30,252 are men and 30,742 are women. The median age for Back of the Yards dwellers is 32.30.


  • White Collar15,989
  • Blue Collar7,760
There are currently 15,989 white-collar jobs and 7,760 blue-collar jobs in Back of the Yards.


  • Total Households19,960
  • Family Households13,004
  • Non-family Households6,956
  • Households With Children7,769
  • Households Without Children12,191
  • Average People Per Household3.04
There are currently 19,960 households in Back of the Yards. Out of this total, 13,004 are family households, 6,956 are non-family households, 7,769 are households with children and 12,191 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Back of the Yards is 3.04.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School5,966
  • Some High School22,840
  • Some College7,556
  • Associate Degree1,940
  • Bachelors Degree3,526
  • Graduate Degree1,813
There are 5,966 people living in Back of the Yards without a high school degree, 22,840 people with some high school degree and 7,556 people with a college degree. 1,940 people have an associate degree, 3,526 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,813 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married22,570
  • Married18,121
  • Separated1,707
  • Widowed2,975
  • Divorced3,319
22,570 of the people living in Back of the Yards have never been married, while 18,121 are married and 1,707 are separated. A total of 2,975 people are widowed and 3,319 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$47,139
  • Median Household Income$33,959
  • Median Income Under 25$22,460
  • Median Income 25-44$35,998
  • Median Income 45-64$41,491
  • Median Income Over 65$22,567

The average household income for people living in Back of the Yards is $47,139, while the median household income is $33,959. The median income in Back of the Yards is $22,460 for those under 25, $35,998 for those aged 25 to 44, $41,491 for those aged 45 to 64, and $22,567 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.