Population Demographics

  • The majority (45.0%) of the Chicago, IL population is White.
  • 78.9% of people in Chicago, IL were born U.S. citizens, while 21.1% were born outside of the country.
  • The city's population is 29.4% college educated and 79.4% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • Of the city's population 48.5% are males and 51.5% are females.
  • The city's residents are 38.7% married and 61.3% single.
  • Chicago, IL has a population of 2,695,598.

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Economy

  • As of the last census, the Chicago, IL unemployment rate of 11.1% was worse than the 7.9% national average.
  • Typical commute times differ throughout the city. However, overall 36.4% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 34.3% commute 25-45 mins, and 29.3% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
  • The Chicago, IL poverty rate of 18.2% is higher than the national average.
  • Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in Chicago, IL.
  • In Chicago, IL, the median worker income is $30,440. This is higher than the national average of $29,701.

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Homes

  • In Chicago, IL 1945 is the median year when homes were built.
  • The typical home has 5 rooms.
  • $1,945 a month is the typical owner cost for a home with a mortgage.
  • 41.2% of homes are owner occupied and 45.0% are rented.

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Location

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Zip Codes

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