Chicago, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-08
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Chicago, Illinois Info Snack

Population
2,699,347
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
17.3%
Median Home
$267,600
Median Income
$62,097
Median Rent
$1,154

Chicago SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
4

Chicago, IL Cost Of Living

109
Chicago's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Chicago Illinois National Average
Overall 109 98 100
Services 115 95 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 99 99 100
Housing 117 96 100
Transportation 115 105 100
Utilities 92 94 100

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Population over time in Chicago

Year Population % Change
2020 2,699,347 -0.7%
2019 2,718,555 -0.1%
2018 2,722,586 0.3%
2017 2,714,017 -0.1%
2016 2,717,534 0.2%
2015 2,712,608 0.2%
2014 2,706,101 0.1%
2013 2,702,471 0.1%
2012 2,700,741 -0.1%
2011 2,703,466 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chicago

White
33.3% (900,055)
African American
28.8% (776,470)
American Indian
0.1% (2,345)
Asian
6.8% (182,251)
Hawaiian
0.0% (472)
Other
0.3% (6,854)
Two Or More
2.2% (58,109)
Hispanic
28.6% (772,791)
Race Chicago IL USA
White 33.3% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 28.8% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 6.8% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 28.6% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Chicago

Female
51.4% (1,388,469)
Male
48.6% (1,310,878)
Gender Chicago IL USA
Female 51.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chicago for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (161,960)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (188,954)
High School / GED
22.0% (593,856)
Some College
17.0% (458,888)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (161,960)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (647,843)
Master's Degree
12.0% (323,921)
Professional Degree
4.0% (107,973)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (53,986)
Education Chicago IL USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chicago, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.8% (23,691,189)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (12,637,564)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (25,409,954)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (22,621,830)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (28,943,608)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (41,210,905)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (31,008,423)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.3% (38,721,143)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.3% (19,733,336)
$200,000 or more
9.6% (25,956,743)
Income Chicago IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.3% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.3% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.6% 8.8% 8.3%

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