Oswego, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 13,326. Estimated population in 2021: 23,330 (+75.1% change)
Males: 6,543 (49.1%), Females: 6,783 (50.9%)

Kendall County

Zip code: 60543

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $71,502
Median house value: $171,200

Races in Oswego:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (33.8%), Irish (20.0%), Polish (11.3%), English (11.2%), Italian (9.0%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oswego

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oswego village

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

4.7% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,090 (+214.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oswego:

  • MERCY CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES (about 6 miles; AURORA, IL)
  • RUSH COPLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; AURORA, IL)
  • DELNOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; GENEVA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oswego:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 36 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 42 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 62 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oswego:

  • AURORA MUNI (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/AURORA, IL; Abbreviation: ARR)
  • CLOW INTL (about 16 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; Abbreviation: 1C5)
  • DUPAGE (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: DPA)
Amtrak stations near Oswego:

  • 14 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)
  • 15 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Oswego:

  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 5460 RTE 34 PO BOX 40; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautyschool.com/hairpros/)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oswego:

  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 16 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 19 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high schools in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,450; Location: 4250 RTE 71; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • OSWEGO H S ROE SAFE SCH (Students: 17; Location: RT 71; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oswego:

  • EAST VIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,031; Location: 4209 RTE 71; Grades: KG – 05)
  • THOMPSON JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 981; Location: 440 BOULDER HILL PAS; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOX CHASE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 260 FOX CHASE DR N; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TRAUGHBER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 661; Location: 61 FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OLD POST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 100 OLD POST RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BEDNARCIK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 10250 HEGGS ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKEWOOD CREEK TRANS ELEM SCH (Students: 316; Location: 10250 HEGGS ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KENDALL CO OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 33 E STONEHILL ROAD; Grades: 01 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Oswego:

  • OSWEGO P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,298,423; Location: 32 W. JEFFERSON ST; 112,874 books; 5,651 audio materials; 3,489 video materials; 228 serial subscriptions)

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