West Chicago, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-09
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West Chicago, Illinois Info Snack

Population
26,998
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
10.5%
Median Home
$247,100
Median Income
$77,098
Median Rent
$1,130

West Chicago SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

West Chicago, IL Cost Of Living

107
West Chicago's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense West Chicago Illinois National Average
Overall 107 98 100
Services 98 95 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 111 99 100
Housing 122 96 100
Transportation 111 105 100
Utilities 90 94 100

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Rankings for West Chicago in Illinois

Map Of West Chicago, IL

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Population over time in West Chicago

Year Population % Change
2020 26,998 -1.2%
2019 27,328 -0.2%
2018 27,385 -0.1%
2017 27,420 -0.1%
2016 27,461 0.2%
2015 27,416 0.5%
2014 27,286 0.8%
2013 27,079 1.6%
2012 26,663 1.2%
2011 26,348 -

Race / Ethnicity in West Chicago

White
34.9% (9,428)
African American
3.5% (951)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
8.3% (2,254)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (26)
Two Or More
1.4% (386)
Hispanic
51.7% (13,953)
Race West Chicago IL USA
White 34.9% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 3.5% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 8.3% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.4% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 51.7% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in West Chicago

Female
50.5% (13,631)
Male
49.5% (13,366)
Gender West Chicago IL USA
Female 50.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in West Chicago for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (3,509)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,159)
High School / GED
27.0% (7,289)
Some College
17.0% (4,589)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,619)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (4,859)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,159)
Professional Degree
2.0% (539)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (269)
Education West Chicago IL USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For West Chicago, Illinois

Less than $10,000
3.0% (81,979)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (59,245)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (219,759)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.1% (191,858)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (329,294)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (435,384)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (361,328)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (471,896)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.3% (251,448)
$200,000 or more
11.0% (297,604)
Income West Chicago IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.1% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.3% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 11.0% 8.8% 8.3%

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