Chicago, IL Population

Chicago Population by Race

The following data table contains race information for the Chicago, IL population. The highest percentage of the population is White at 45.0%. The second largest group is Black or African American, who make up 32.9% of the local population.

Race City State USA
White
45.0%
1,212,835 people
71.5%
9,177,877 people
72.4%
223,553,265 people
Black or African American
32.9%
887,608 people
14.5%
1,866,414 people
12.6%
38,929,319 people
Hispanic
28.9%
778,862 people
15.8%
2,027,578 people
16.3%
50,477,594 people
Asian
5.5%
147,164 people
4.6%
586,934 people
4.8%
14,674,252 people
Two or more races
2.7%
73,148 people
2.3%
289,982 people
2.9%
9,009,073 people
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.5%
13,337 people
0.3%
43,963 people
0.9%
2,932,248 people
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0%
1,013 people
0.0%
4,050 people
0.2%
540,013 people

Chicago Population by Gender

The table below contains the population distribution by gender in Chicago, IL. The city is 48.5% men. The population is 51.5% females.

Gender City State USA
Female
51.5%
1,387,526 people
51.0%
6,538,356 people
50.8%
156,964,212 people
Male
48.5%
1,308,072 people
49.0%
6,292,276 people
49.2%
151,781,326 people

Chicago Population by Age

The table below shows the Chicago, IL population by age. The city's total population is 2,695,598. People aged 25 - 44 were the largest group.

Age City State USA
< 25
34.2%
922,390 people
34.1%
4,375,486 people
34.0%
104,853,555 people
25 - 44
36.4%
979,907 people
31.0%
3,978,518 people
30.3%
93,634,060 people
45 - 64
22.3%
601,586 people
26.1%
3,344,086 people
26.4%
81,489,445 people
> 64
10.3%
277,932 people
12.5%
1,609,213 people
13.0%
40,267,984 people
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Chicago to other Illinois cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Illinois to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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