chicago Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 142,286 8.9 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 420,335 26.2 % 32.2 %
Some College 325,695 20.3 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 431,945 27.0 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 282,477 17.6 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,352,711 84.4 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 617,054 38.5 % 38.5 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 2,704,960 - -
19 years old and under 641,861 23.7 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 1,120,274 41.4 % 12.9 %
45 to 64 years old 624,074 23.1 % 13.0 %
65 years old and older 318,756 11.8 % 2.0 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 1,601,080 70.2 % 84.4 %
Spanish 635,085 27.9 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 42,966 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 547,802 51.4 % 33.6 %
Married 379,878 35.6 % 50.4 %
Separated 30,645 2.9 % 2.5 %
Divorced 107,712 10.1 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 1,201,736 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,053,990 87.7 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 147,746 12.3 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 314,317 26.2 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 39,941 3.3 % 5.9 %
2-Units 176,704 14.7 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 179,773 15.0 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 146,106 12.2 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 47,024 3.9 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 295,829 24.6 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 1,483 0.1 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 555 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 53,588 4.5 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 51,517 4.3 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 86,170 7.2 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 128,417 10.7 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 261,368 21.7 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 504,186 42.0 % 12.8 %
Electric 155,757 13.0 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 855 0.1 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 856,506 71.3 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 14,231 1.2 % 4.1 %
Coal 388 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 191 0.0 % 1.6 %
Solar 183 0.0 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 9,196 0.8 % 0.4 %
None 16,679 1.4 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 1,309,580 49.8 % 75.1 %
African-American 802,457 30.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 8,551 0.3 % 0.9 %
Asian 172,298 6.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 336,428 12.8 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 53,006 57,617
Median Family Income 62,960 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 33,122 31,128

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

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com