Chicago Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work Median Income By Zipcode

Chicago Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 2,709,534 -0.3%
Male Population 1,317,791 -0.2%
Female Population 1,391,743 -0.5%
Male Population 48.64 %
Female Population 51.36 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.6 0.9%
Citizen US Born 2,101,056 -0.4%
Citizen not US Born 303,309 0.9%
Not Citizen 305,169 -1.3%
Citizen US Born 77.54 %
Citizen not US Born 11.19 %
Not Citizen 11.26 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 21,824 -3.6%
Moved from Same Country 302,608 -2.3%
Moved from Same State 22,204 0.3%
Moved from Different State 54,916 -2.5%
Same House as Last Year 2,273,614 0.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.82 %
Moved from Same Country 11.31 %
Moved from Same State 0.83 %
Moved from Different State 2.05 %
Same House as Last Year 84.99 %

Occupational Employment in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,109,422 1.8%
Blue Collar 245,409 -0.3%
White Collar 81.89 %
Blue Collar 18.11 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 107,118 2.9%
Private Companies 940,989 1.1%
Governmental Workers 156,328 -0.2%
Not for Profit Companies 150,396 3.6%
Self Employees 7.91 %
Private Companies 69.45 %
Governmental Workers 11.54 %
Not for Profit Companies 11.1 %

Number of Households in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 1,066,829 1.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.6%
Family Households 566,804 0.2%
Non-family Households 500,025 1.9%
Family Households 53.13 %
Non-family Households 46.87 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 280,365 -1.3%
Households without Children 786,464 1.9%
Households with Children 26.28 %
Households without Children 73.72 %

Median and Average Income in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $90,708.00 5.7%
Median Household Income $58,247.00 5.5%
People below Poverty Level 480,201 -6.0%
People above Poverty Level 2,140,784 1.1%

Housing in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,214,450 0.5%
Median Year Built 1949 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 507,519 -1.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 113,372 0.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 145,039 -0.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 117,589 -0.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 91,331 4.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 51,692 3.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 58,935 3.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 97,113 -0.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 31,860 30.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 1,066,829 1.0%
Owner Occupied 480,001 1.1%
Renter Occupied 586,828 1.0%
Owner Occupied 44.99 %
Renter Occupied 55.01 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 319,595 0.2%
Without Mortgage 160,406 2.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $272,700.00 4.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $230,000.00 4.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,241.00 2.5%
With Mortgage 66.58 %
Without Mortgage 33.42 %

Chicago Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 143,830 -4.0%
Some High School 659,682 -2.0%
Some College 433,434 -0.1%
Associate Degree 119,650 2.7%
Bachelor's Degree 485,108 2.7%
Graduate Degree 308,993 4.1%
No High School 6.71 %
Some High School 30.78 %
Some College 19.87 %
Associate Degree 5.58 %
Bachelor's Degree 22.63 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,086,937 -0.5%
Married 843,094 1.0%
Separated 51,673 -0.8%
Widowed 117,015 -0.2%
Divorced 184,745 -1.0%
Never Married 48.7 %
Married 37.78 %
Separated 2.32 %
Widowed 5.24 %
Divorced 8.28 %

Means of Transport to Work in Chicago top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 750,554 0.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 176,239 -0.5%
Subway or Elevated 23,876 N/A
Railroad 2,062 -91.2%
Ferryboat 138 0.0%
Bicycle 22,684 -0.6%
Motorcycle 1,044 2.0%
TaxiCab 11,232 12.6%
Walk 86,759 1.6%

Median and Average Household income in Chicago by Zipcode top

ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
60601 15,083 8,941 $103,112.00 $169,176.00
60602 1,145 597 $191,528.00 $267,456.00
60603 1,052 552 $146,250.00 $257,304.00
60604 823 501 $91,750.00 $165,264.00
60605 29,060 14,942 $111,438.00 $157,488.00
60606 3,287 2,201 $140,558.00 $201,600.00
60607 29,293 12,755 $102,726.00 $136,476.00
60608 80,059 25,921 $50,133.00 $68,604.00
60609 60,939 20,890 $37,353.00 $52,212.00
60610 40,548 23,708 $92,130.00 $148,944.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 60601 60602 60603 60604 60605 60606 60607 60608 60609 60610 60611 60612 60613 60614 60615 60616 60617 60618 60619 60620 60621 60622 60623 60624 60625 60626 60628 60629 60630 60631 60632 60633 60634 60636 60637 60638 60639 60640 60641 60642 60643 60644 60645 60646 60647 60649 60651 60652 60653 60654 60655 60656 60657 60659 60660 60661 60706

Recently added listings in Chicago top

Chicago is an area in Cook County,Illinois with a population of 2,709,534. There are 1,317,791 male residents living in Chicago and 1,391,743 female residents. The total number of households is 1,066,829 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 843,094 people being married and 1,440,370 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 81.89% white collar employees and 18.11% blue collar employees in Chicago..
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