Chicago, IL
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Chicago Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Chicago Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
2,716,450

Age

PEOPLE OF Illinois DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.56
5 To 17 14.99
18 To 24 10.36
25 To 34 19.62
35 To 54 26.08
55 To 64 10.74
65 Years And Over 11.66

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.9
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 37.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Chicago 32560 27848.89373576675 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Chicago 52497 24281.638139179908 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.6%

Employment Industries in Chicago

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.9
Education 9.5
Retail 8.9
Accommodation 8.9
Manufacturing 8.3
Transportation 6.0
Finance 6.0
Administration 5.0
Other 5.0
Public Service 4.1
Construction 3.9
Wholesale 2.4
Arts 2.4
Information Technology 2.3
Real estate 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 32.7
Black Or African American 30.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 6.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 29.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 7.5
German 7.4
Polish 5.9
Italian 3.9
English 2.4
Russian 1.0
French 1.0
Swedish 0.9
African 0.7
Greek 0.6
Scottish 0.6
European 0.6
Norwegian 0.6
Dutch 0.5
Ukrainian 0.5
Czech 0.5
Lithuanian 0.4
Romanian 0.4
Hungarian 0.4
Nigerian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 64.0
Spanish 24.4
Polish 2.0
Chinese 1.8
Langs. of India 1.1
Tagalog 0.8
African languages 0.8
Slavic languages 0.8
Arabic 0.7
French 0.5
Other Indo-European 0.4
Serbo-Croatian 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.3
Korean 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.3
Vietnamese 0.3
Urdu 0.3
Russian 0.2
Italian 0.2
Native American languages 0.2

Foreign Born Chicago Residents:
20.7%