Chicago, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Chicago, Illinois Info Snack

Population
2,709,534
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
18.4%
Median Home
$258,000
Median Income
$58,247
Median Rent
$1,112

Chicago SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Chicago, IL Crime Report

106,274
Total Crimes
3,925.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
58.51%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chicago
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 106,274 3,925.8 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 25,532 943.2 406.9 366.7
Murder 492 18.2 6.6 5.0
Robbery 7,983 294.9 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15,296 565.0 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 80,742 2,982.6 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 9,578 353.8 271.7 340.5
Larceny 62,083 2,293.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 9,081 335.5 148.2 219.9

Chicago, IL Cost Of Living

110
Chicago's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Chicago Illinois National Average
Overall 110 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 117 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

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Population over time in Chicago

Year Population % Change
2019 2,709,534 -0.3%
2018 2,718,555 -0.1%
2017 2,722,586 0.3%
2016 2,714,017 -0.1%
2015 2,717,534 0.2%
2014 2,712,608 0.2%
2013 2,706,101 0.1%
2012 2,702,471 0.1%
2011 2,700,741 -0.1%
2010 2,703,466 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chicago

White
33.3% (901,769)
African American
29.2% (790,893)
American Indian
0.1% (2,718)
Asian
6.5% (177,195)
Hawaiian
0.0% (448)
Other
0.2% (5,865)
Two Or More
1.9% (50,479)
Hispanic
28.8% (780,167)
Race Chicago IL USA
White 33.3% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 29.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.5% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.8% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Chicago

Female
51.4% (1,391,743)
Male
48.6% (1,317,791)
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
8.0% (216,762)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (189,667)
High School / GED
23.0% (623,192)
Some College
17.0% (460,620)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (162,572)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (623,192)
Master's Degree
11.0% (298,048)
Professional Degree
3.0% (81,286)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (54,190)
Education Chicago IL USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chicago, Illinois

Less than $10,000
9.2% (24,929,168)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (13,140,679)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (27,892,355)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (24,083,922)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (29,869,844)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (40,865,407)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (30,274,181)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.8% (37,275,398)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (18,553,758)
$200,000 or more
8.9% (24,068,683)
Income Chicago IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.8% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 8.9% 8.3% 7.7%

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