Chicago Demographics

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

Chicago Population Demographics top

Total Population 2,722,586
Male Population 1,321,621
Female Population 1,400,965
Male Population 48.54 %
Female Population 51.46 %
Median Age 34.1
Citizen US Born 2,108,484
Citizen not US Born 297,171
Not Citizen 316,931
Citizen US Born 77.44 %
Citizen not US Born 10.92 %
Not Citizen 11.64 %
Moved from Abroad 22,835
Moved from Same Country 318,252
Moved from Same State 23,112
Moved from Different State 54,804
Same House as Last Year 2,267,827
Moved from Abroad 0.85 %
Moved from Same Country 11.84 %
Moved from Same State 0.86 %
Moved from Different State 2.04 %
Same House as Last Year 84.41 %

Occupational Employment in Chicago top

White Collar 1,079,787
Blue Collar 233,658
White Collar 82.21 %
Blue Collar 17.79 %
Self Employees 101,517
Private Companies 916,245
Governmental Workers 154,015
Not for Profit Companies 141,668
Self Employees 7.73 %
Private Companies 69.76 %
Governmental Workers 11.73 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.79 %

Number of Households in Chicago top

Total Households 1,046,789
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 564,210
Non-family Households 482,579
Non-family Households 53.9 %
Family Households 46.1 %
Households with Children 286,783
Households without Children 760,006
Households with Children 286783 %
Households without Children 760006 %

Median and Average Income in Chicago top

Average Household Income $81,061.00
Median Household Income $52,497.00
People below Poverty Level 540,904
People above Poverty Level 2,090,563

Housing in Chicago top

Housing Units 1,200,305
Median Year Built 1948
Built in 1939 or Earlier 516,867
Built between 1940 and 1949 109,635
Built between 1950 and 1959 146,406
Built between 1960 and 1969 117,434
Built between 1970 and 1979 88,422
Built between 1980 and 1989 50,226
Built between 1990 and 1999 56,013
Built between 2000 and 2009 97,050
Built in 2010 or Later 18,252
Occupied Housing Units 1,046,789
Owner Occupied 466,587
Renter Occupied 580,202
Owner Occupied 44.57 %
Renter Occupied 55.43 %
With Mortgage 317,167
Without Mortgage 149,420
Median Value with Mortgage $245,100.00
Median Value without Mortgage $212,200.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,168.00
With Mortgage 67.98 %
Without Mortgage 32.02 %

Chicago Education Statistics top

No High School 157,202
Some High School 679,907
Some College 434,152
Associate Degree 117,044
Bachelor's Degree 459,333
Graduate Degree 285,353
No High School 7.36 %
Some High School 31.83 %
Some College 20.47 %
Associate Degree 5.48 %
Bachelor's Degree 21.5 %
Graduate Degree 13.36 %

Marital Status in Chicago top

Never Married 1,091,561
Married 833,300
Separated 51,914
Widowed 116,730
Divorced 186,613
Never Married 48.99 %
Married 37.4 %
Separated 2.33 %
Widowed 5.24 %
Divorced 8.38 %

Means of Transport to Work in Chicago top

Car 735,291
Bus or TrolleyBus 176,041
Subway or Elevated 161,469
Railroad 23,361
Ferryboat 93
Bicycle 21,391
Motorcycle 961
TaxiCab 9,233
Walk 86,271

Recently added listings in Chicago top

$90,000 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
$399,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$250,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$104,999 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 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 2,722,586. There are 1,321,621 male residents living in Chicago and 1,400,965 female residents. The total number of households is 1,046,789 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 34 with 833,300 people being married and 1,446,818 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 82.21% white collar employees and 17.79% blue collar employees in Chicago.