The City of Countryside is located in Cook County, Illinois, northwest of Interstate 55 (Stevenson Expressway) and Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) in the Chicago Metropolitan Region. Located just 15 miles from the Chicago Loop, the City of Countryside offers its residents and visitors access to Chicago while maintaining its older suburban charm. With a population of 5,895 (2010 census) Countryside is a close-knit community with many citizens being second and third generation residents of the City.

City of Countryside 2010 Census – Demographics

Number Percent
Total Population 5,895 100%
Gender
Male 2,848 48.3%
Female 3,047 51.7%
Age
Under 5 Years 224 3.8%
5-9 Years 302 5.1%
10-14 Years 361 6.1%
15-19 Years 378 6.4%
20-24 Years 333 5.6%
25-29 Years 349 5.9%
30-34 Years 312 5.3%
35-39 Years 345 5.9%
40-44 Years 429 7.3%
45-49 Years 462 7.8%
50-54 Years 523 8.9%
55-59 Years 446 7.6%
60-64 Years 438 7.4%
65-69 Years 327 5.5%
70-74 Years 229 3.9%
75-79 Years 194 3.3%
80-84 Years 127 2.2%
85 Years and Over 116 2.0%
Median Age 44
One Race
White 5,215 88.5%
Black or African American 185 3.1%
American Indian/Alaskan 11 0.2%
Asian 94 1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
Other Race 301 5.1%
Two or more race 88 1.5%
Hispanic or Latino and Race
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 966 16.4%
Relationships
Spouse and/or Child 5,493 91.6%
Other Relatives 267 4.5%
Nonrelatives 219 3.7%
Group Quarters 12 0.2%
Households by Type
Total Households 2,511 100%
Family Households 1,536 61.2%
Nonfamily Households 975 38.8%
Average Household Size 2.35 (X)
Average Family Size 3.03 (X)
Housing Occupancy
Total Occupied Housing Units 2,763 100%
Owner-Occupied Housing Units 2,511 90.9%
Vacant Housing Units 252 9.1
Homeowner Vacanct Rate (Percent) 3.2 (X)
Rental Vacancy Rate (Percent) 17.1 (X)
Housing Tenure
Occupied Housing Units 2,511 100.0%
Owner-Occupied Housing Units 1,919 76.4%
Renter-Occupied Housing Units 592 23.6%