Cook County Demographics

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

Cook County Population Demographics top

Total Population 5,438,559
Male Population 2,636,492
Female Population 2,802,067
Male Population 48.48 %
Female Population 51.52 %
Median Age 38
Citizen US Born 4,207,224
Citizen not US Born 633,611
Not Citizen 597,724
Citizen US Born 77.36 %
Citizen not US Born 11.65 %
Not Citizen 10.99 %
Moved from Abroad 38,892
Moved from Same Country 527,216
Moved from Same State 60,349
Moved from Different State 91,730
Same House as Last Year 4,653,699
Moved from Abroad 0.72 %
Moved from Same Country 9.69 %
Moved from Same State 1.11 %
Moved from Different State 1.69 %
Same House as Last Year 85.57 %

Marital Status in Cook County top

Never Married 1,792,313
Married 1,965,140
Separated 93,992
Widowed 256,313
Divorced 386,964
Never Married 32.96 %
Married 36.13 %
Separated 1.73 %
Widowed 4.71 %
Divorced 7.12 %

Occupational Employment in Cook County top

White Collar 2,077,634
Blue Collar 488,881
White Collar 38.2 %
Blue Collar 8.99 %
Self Employees 214,036
Private Companies 1,811,895
Governmental Workers 291,914
Not for Profit Companies 248,670
Self Employees 3.94 %
Private Companies 33.32 %
Governmental Workers 5.37 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.57 %

Means of Transport to Work in Cook County top

Car 1,794,310
Bus or TrolleyBus 198,412
Railroad 83,424
Ferryboat 168
Bicycle 24,818
Motorcycle 1,502
TaxiCab 7,972
Walk 106,589

Number of Households in Cook County top

Total Households 2,013,052
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 1,238,230
Non-family Households 774,822
Non-family Households 22.77 %
Family Households 14.25 %
Households with Children 626,946
Households without Children 1,386,106
Households with Children 11.53 %
Households without Children 25.49 %

Housing in Cook County top

Housing Units 2,251,104
Median Year Built 1962
Built in 1939 or Earlier 679,525
Built between 1940 and 1949 162,679
Built between 1950 and 1959 341,223
Built between 1960 and 1969 287,242
Built between 1970 and 1979 280,375
Built between 1980 and 1989 161,318
Built between 1990 and 1999 146,614
Built between 2000 and 2009 179,568
Built in 2010 or Later 12,560
Occupied Housing Units 2,013,052
Owner Occupied 1,163,268
Renter Occupied 849,784
Owner Occupied 21.39 %
Renter Occupied 15.63 %
With Mortgage 797,066
Without Mortgage 366,202
Median Value with Mortgage $223,900.00
Median Value without Mortgage $210,400.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,226.00
With Mortgage 14.66 %
Without Mortgage 6.73 %

Cook County Education Statistics top

No High School 278,160
Some High School 1,341,943
Some College 900,474
Associate Degree 259,421
Bachelor's Degree 870,927
Graduate Degree 537,893
No High School 5.11 %
Some High School 24.67 %
Some College 16.56 %
Associate Degree 4.77 %
Bachelor's Degree 16.01 %
Graduate Degree 9.89 %

Income in Cook County top

Average Household Income $88,970.31
Median Household Income $60,279.00
People below Poverty Level 879,519
People above Poverty Level 4,407,691

Recently added listings in Cook County top

$329,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
$479,900 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$309,999 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$429,000 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$359,000 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$979,900 USD
  • 7 Beds
  • 3.5 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.
Cook County is an area in Illinois with a population of 5,438,559. There are 2,636,492 male residents living in Cook County and 2,802,067 female residents. The total number of households is 2,013,052 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 38 with 1,965,140 people being married and 2,529,582 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 80.95% white collar employees and 19.05% blue collar employees in Cook County.