Cook County Demographics

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

Cook County Population Demographics top

Total Population 5,441,044
Male Population 2,640,178
Female Population 2,800,866
Male Population 48.52 %
Female Population 51.48 %
Median Age 39.1
Citizen US Born 4,212,317
Citizen not US Born 649,588
Not Citizen 579,139
Citizen US Born 77.42 %
Citizen not US Born 11.94 %
Not Citizen 10.64 %
Moved from Abroad 39,768
Moved from Same Country 520,801
Moved from Same State 58,373
Moved from Different State 86,537
Same House as Last Year 4,669,169
Moved from Abroad 0.73 %
Moved from Same Country 9.57 %
Moved from Same State 1.07 %
Moved from Different State 1.59 %
Same House as Last Year 85.81 %

Occupational Employment in Cook County top

White Collar 2,126,362
Blue Collar 499,448
White Collar 39.08 %
Blue Collar 9.18 %
Self Employees 222,993
Private Companies 1,858,849
Governmental Workers 287,175
Not for Profit Companies 256,793
Self Employees 4.1 %
Private Companies 34.16 %
Governmental Workers 5.28 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.72 %

Number of Households in Cook County top

Total Households 2,027,096
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 1,235,822
Non-family Households 791,274
Non-family Households 22.71 %
Family Households 14.54 %
Households with Children 608,026
Households without Children 1,419,070
Households with Children 11.17 %
Households without Children 26.08 %

Median and Average Income in Cook County top

Average Household Income $96,185.44
Median Household Income $63,847.00
People below Poverty Level 822,143
People above Poverty Level 4,465,579

Housing in Cook County top

Housing Units 2,258,923
Median Year Built 1960
Built in 1939 or Earlier 655,422
Built between 1940 and 1949 168,922
Built between 1950 and 1959 342,897
Built between 1960 and 1969 288,589
Built between 1970 and 1979 286,263
Built between 1980 and 1989 164,376
Built between 1990 and 1999 152,842
Built between 2000 and 2009 173,097
Built in 2010 or Later 26,515
Occupied Housing Units 2,027,096
Owner Occupied 1,168,071
Renter Occupied 859,025
Owner Occupied 21.47 %
Renter Occupied 15.79 %
With Mortgage 774,094
Without Mortgage 393,977
Median Value with Mortgage $233,950.00
Median Value without Mortgage $222,700.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,240.00
With Mortgage 14.23 %
Without Mortgage 7.24 %

Cook County Education Statistics top

No High School 264,877
Some High School 1,309,408
Some College 945,151
Associate Degree 265,752
Bachelor's Degree 910,333
Graduate Degree 567,969
No High School 4.87 %
Some High School 24.07 %
Some College 17.37 %
Associate Degree 4.88 %
Bachelor's Degree 16.73 %
Graduate Degree 10.44 %

Marital Status in Cook County top

Never Married 1,815,239
Married 1,970,801
Separated 89,423
Widowed 255,679
Divorced 382,571
Never Married 33.36 %
Married 36.22 %
Separated 1.64 %
Widowed 4.7 %
Divorced 7.03 %

Means of Transport to Work in Cook County top

Car 1,812,581
Bus or TrolleyBus 199,236
Railroad 84,458
Ferryboat 173
Bicycle 26,500
Motorcycle 1,608
TaxiCab 11,475
Walk 109,268

Recently added listings in Cook County top

$335,000 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
$130,000 USD 20K
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
$379,990 USD
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$269,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 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 5,441,044. There are 2,640,178 male residents living in Cook County and 2,800,866 female residents. The total number of households is 2,027,096 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 39 with 1,970,801 people being married and 2,542,912 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 80.98% white collar employees and 19.02% blue collar employees in Cook County.
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