Chicago Demographics

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

Chicago Population Demographics top

Total Population 2,718,555
Male Population 1,320,499
Female Population 1,398,056
Male Population 48.57 %
Female Population 51.43 %
Median Age 34.3
Citizen US Born 2,108,635
Citizen not US Born 300,609
Not Citizen 309,311
Citizen US Born 77.56 %
Citizen not US Born 11.06 %
Not Citizen 11.38 %
Moved from Abroad 22,649
Moved from Same Country 309,754
Moved from Same State 22,128
Moved from Different State 56,344
Same House as Last Year 2,272,415
Moved from Abroad 0.84 %
Moved from Same Country 11.54 %
Moved from Same State 0.82 %
Moved from Different State 2.1 %
Same House as Last Year 84.69 %

Occupational Employment in Chicago top

White Collar 1,090,046
Blue Collar 246,232
White Collar 81.57 %
Blue Collar 18.43 %
Self Employees 104,060
Private Companies 930,438
Governmental Workers 156,642
Not for Profit Companies 145,138
Self Employees 7.79 %
Private Companies 69.63 %
Governmental Workers 11.72 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.86 %

Number of Households in Chicago top

Total Households 1,056,118
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 565,621
Non-family Households 490,497
Non-family Households 53.56 %
Family Households 46.44 %
Households with Children 283,978
Households without Children 772,140
Households with Children 26.9 %
Households without Children 73.1 %

Median and Average Income in Chicago top

Average Household Income $85,837.00
Median Household Income $55,198.00
People below Poverty Level 510,642
People above Poverty Level 2,117,774

Housing in Chicago top

Housing Units 1,208,839
Median Year Built 1948
Built in 1939 or Earlier 515,931
Built between 1940 and 1949 112,391
Built between 1950 and 1959 145,838
Built between 1960 and 1969 117,800
Built between 1970 and 1979 87,320
Built between 1980 and 1989 50,181
Built between 1990 and 1999 57,005
Built between 2000 and 2009 97,965
Built in 2010 or Later 24,408
Occupied Housing Units 1,056,118
Owner Occupied 474,852
Renter Occupied 581,266
Owner Occupied 44.96 %
Renter Occupied 55.04 %
With Mortgage 318,823
Without Mortgage 156,029
Median Value with Mortgage $260,700.00
Median Value without Mortgage $220,200.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,211.00
With Mortgage 67.14 %
Without Mortgage 32.86 %

Chicago Education Statistics top

No High School 149,857
Some High School 672,954
Some College 433,664
Associate Degree 116,526
Bachelor's Degree 472,534
Graduate Degree 296,893
No High School 7 %
Some High School 31.42 %
Some College 20.22 %
Associate Degree 5.44 %
Bachelor's Degree 13.86 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Chicago top

Never Married 1,092,416
Married 834,953
Separated 52,088
Widowed 117,214
Divorced 186,592
Never Married 48.96 %
Married 37.42 %
Separated 2.33 %
Widowed 5.25 %
Divorced 8.36 %

Means of Transport to Work in Chicago top

Car 743,932
Bus or TrolleyBus 177,051
Subway or Elevated 168,867
Railroad 23,534
Ferryboat 138
Bicycle 22,812
Motorcycle 1,024
TaxiCab 9,979
Walk 85,433

Recently added listings in Chicago top

$250,000 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$1,199,000 USD
  • 7 Beds
  • 5 Baths
$569,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$104,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$330,000 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2018 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
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.
Chicago is an area in Cook County,Illinois with a population of 2,718,555. There are 1,320,499 male residents living in Chicago and 1,398,056 female residents. The total number of households is 1,056,118 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 834,953 people being married and 1,448,310 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 81.57% white collar employees and 18.43% blue collar employees in Chicago..
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