Back of the Yards Demographics


  • Total Population62,010
  • Male Population(49.1 %) 30,449
  • Female Population(50.9 %) 31,561
  • Median Age31.40
There are currently 62,010 people living in Back of the Yards. Out of the total population number, 30,449 are men and 31,561 are women. The median age for Back of the Yards dwellers is 31.40.


  • White Collar15,484
  • Blue Collar7,949
There are currently 15,484 white-collar jobs and 7,949 blue-collar jobs in Back of the Yards.


  • Total Households19,284
  • Family Households13,298
  • Non-family Households5,986
  • Households With Children7,968
  • Households Without Children11,316
  • Average People Per Household3.20
There are currently 19,284 households in Back of the Yards. Out of this total, 13,298 are family households, 5,986 are non-family households, 7,968 are households with children and 11,316 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Back of the Yards is 3.20.

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

  • No High School6,970
  • Some High School22,590
  • Some College8,274
  • Associate Degree1,734
  • Bachelors Degree3,318
  • Graduate Degree1,624
There are 6,970 people living in Back of the Yards without a high school degree, 22,590 people with some high school degree and 8,274 people with a college degree. 1,734 people have an associate degree, 3,318 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 1,624 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married22,680
  • Married18,425
  • Separated1,751
  • Widowed2,859
  • Divorced3,443
22,680 of the people living in Back of the Yards have never been married, while 18,425 are married and 1,751 are separated. A total of 2,859 people are widowed and 3,443 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$45,562
  • Median Household Income$32,284
  • Median Income Under 25$21,972
  • Median Income 25-44$35,129
  • Median Income 45-64$36,346
  • Median Income Over 65$22,624

The average household income for people living in Back of the Yards is $45,562, while the median household income is $32,284. The median income in Back of the Yards is $21,972 for those under 25, $35,129 for those aged 25 to 44, $36,346 for those aged 45 to 64, and $22,624 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.