chicago Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 163,783 10.3 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 436,868 27.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 326,487 20.6 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 393,742 24.8 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 266,395 16.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,314,264 82.8 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 571,419 36.0 % 36.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 2,722,407 - -
19 years old and under 669,765 24.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 1,124,483 41.3 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 618,285 22.7 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 309,874 11.4 % 2.0 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 1,632,409 71.2 % 84.8 %
Spanish 623,569 27.2 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 36,856 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 541,354 50.9 % 33.2 %
Married 377,465 35.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 32,902 3.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 111,818 10.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 1,192,346 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,031,672 86.5 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 160,674 13.5 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 302,899 25.4 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 40,623 3.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 177,059 14.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 180,713 15.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 140,168 11.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 54,003 4.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 294,030 24.7 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 2,573 0.2 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 278 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 50,223 4.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 47,450 4.0 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 85,958 7.2 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 114,637 9.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 250,356 21.0 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 534,033 44.8 % 13.1 %
Electric 129,644 10.9 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,905 0.2 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 863,331 72.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 12,913 1.1 % 4.2 %
Coal 153 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 169 0.0 % 1.9 %
Solar 344 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 7,053 0.6 % 0.4 %
None 16,160 1.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,317,969 49.6 % 75.7 %
African-American 852,756 32.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 7,567 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 164,633 6.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 313,392 11.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 48,734 53,657
Median Family Income 55,837 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 29,015 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 66.67 %
  • Temperature 85.68 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.45 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.04
    [CDD] 11.89
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.06 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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