Cook County Demographics

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

Cook County Population Demographics top

Total Population 5,425,472
Male Population 2,633,708
Female Population 2,791,764
Male Population 48.54 %
Female Population 51.46 %
Median Age 38.7
Citizen US Born 4,199,519
Citizen not US Born 657,836
Not Citizen 568,117
Citizen US Born 77.4 %
Citizen not US Born 12.12 %
Not Citizen 10.47 %
Moved from Abroad 39,629
Moved from Same Country 510,461
Moved from Same State 55,929
Moved from Different State 87,500
Same House as Last Year 4,666,440
Moved from Abroad 0.74 %
Moved from Same Country 9.52 %
Moved from Same State 1.04 %
Moved from Different State 1.63 %
Same House as Last Year 87.06 %

Occupational Employment in Cook County top

White Collar 2,124,738
Blue Collar 527,716
White Collar 80.1 %
Blue Collar 19.9 %
Self Employees 228,012
Private Companies 1,875,443
Governmental Workers 289,174
Not for Profit Companies 259,825
Self Employees 8.6 %
Private Companies 70.71 %
Governmental Workers 10.9 %
Not for Profit Companies 9.8 %

Number of Households in Cook County top

Total Households 2,034,007
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 1,237,059
Non-family Households 796,948
Family Households 60.82 %
Non-family Households 39.18 %
Households with Children 601,858
Households without Children 1,432,149
Households with Children 29.59 %
Households without Children 70.41 %

Median and Average Income in Cook County top

Average Household Income $100,544.22
Median Household Income $66,396.00
People below Poverty Level 779,133
People above Poverty Level 4,495,073

Housing in Cook County top

Housing Units 2,263,639
Median Year Built 1964
Built in 1939 or Earlier 655,710
Built between 1940 and 1949 171,055
Built between 1950 and 1959 338,994
Built between 1960 and 1969 287,031
Built between 1970 and 1979 283,654
Built between 1980 and 1989 164,992
Built between 1990 and 1999 153,694
Built between 2000 and 2009 173,096
Built in 2010 or Later 35,413
Occupied Housing Units 2,034,007
Owner Occupied 1,172,940
Renter Occupied 861,067
Owner Occupied 57.67 %
Renter Occupied 42.33 %
With Mortgage 769,077
Without Mortgage 403,863
Median Value with Mortgage $238,400.00
Median Value without Mortgage $220,700.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,265.00
With Mortgage 65.57 %
Without Mortgage 34.43 %

Cook County Education Statistics top

No High School 254,889
Some High School 1,292,933
Some College 942,999
Associate Degree 266,266
Bachelor's Degree 927,080
No High School 6.92 %
Some High School 35.09 %
Some College 25.6 %
Associate Degree 7.23 %
Bachelor's Degree 25.16 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Cook County top

Never Married 1,814,902
Married 1,969,995
Separated 88,068
Widowed 254,714
Divorced 380,212
Never Married 40.26 %
Married 43.7 %
Separated 1.95 %
Widowed 5.65 %
Divorced 8.43 %

Means of Transport to Work in Cook County top

Car 1,820,162
Bus or TrolleyBus 199,200
Railroad 85,636
Ferryboat 237
Bicycle 27,866
Motorcycle 1,717
TaxiCab 12,466
Walk 108,279

Recently added listings in Cook County top

$276,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$164,500 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$177,900 USD
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$210,000 USD
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$205,000 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.
Cook County is an area in Illinois with a population of 5,425,472. There are 2,633,708 male residents living in Cook County and 2,791,764 female residents. The total number of households is 2,034,007 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 39 with 1,969,995 people being married and 2,537,896 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 80.10% white collar employees and 19.90% blue collar employees in Cook County..
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