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Population Demographics for Chicago, Illinois in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population2,695,598100
Black or African American887,60832
Hispanic or Latino778,86228
Some Other Race360,49313
Two or More Races73,1482
American Indian13,337Below 1%
Three or more races5,186Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,013Below 1%
Native Hawaiian242Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,308,0721,387,5262,695,598
Black or African American402,854484,754887,608
Hispanic or Latino399,415379,447778,862
Some Other Race186,232174,261360,493
Two or More Races35,91937,22973,148
American Indian6,8056,53213,337
Three or more races2,3212,8655,186
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander5404731,013
Native Hawaiian119123242

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Chicago

Total Population:2,695,598
Male Population:1,308,072
Female Population:1,387,526

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Chicago

Both sexes32

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Chicago

Total Population:2,635,352
Male Population:1,272,592
Under 5 years:93,812
5 to 9 years:83,933
10 to 14 years:83,018
15 to 17 years:52,684
18 and 19 years:32,910
20 years:17,890
21 years:18,268
22 to 24 years:65,643
25 to 29 years:132,147
30 to 34 years:117,525
35 to 39 years:98,663
40 to 44 years:87,580
45 to 49 years:82,968
50 to 54 years:77,990
55 to 59 years:66,303
60 and 61 years:23,284
62 to 64 years:29,871
65 and 66 years:16,052
67 to 69 years:20,718
70 to 74 years:26,955
75 to 79 years:19,797
80 to 84 years:14,074
85 years and over:10,507
Female Population:1,362,760
Under 5 years:91,543
5 to 9 years:81,769
10 to 14 years:81,012
15 to 17 years:51,647
18 and 19 years:33,271
20 years:18,379
21 years:18,945
22 to 24 years:71,837
25 to 29 years:140,232
30 to 34 years:118,875
35 to 39 years:99,113
40 to 44 years:86,850
45 to 49 years:85,272
50 to 54 years:85,093
55 to 59 years:75,410
60 and 61 years:27,309
62 to 64 years:35,623
65 and 66 years:19,734
67 to 69 years:27,001
70 to 74 years:37,556
75 to 79 years:29,410
80 to 84 years:23,421
85 years and over:23,458

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Chicago

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Chicago

Family led homes:576,793
Husband-wife family:334,303
Other family:242,490
Population of male led with no wife present:57,524
Population female led with no husband present:184,966
Population of Nonfamily homes:468,767
Population living alone:365,638
Population not living alone:103,129

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Chicago with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:312,818
Population of family homes:310,755
Husband-wife family:165,868
Under 6 years only:48,161
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:43,445
6 to 17 years only:74,262
Other family:144,887
Male householder, no wife present:28,332
Under 6 years only:7,736
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6,463
6 to 17 years only:14,133
Female led with no husband present:116,555
Under 6 years only:22,867
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:29,856
6 to 17 years only:63,832
Nonfamily households:2,063
Male led households:1,331
Under 6 years only:332
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:151
6 to 17 years only:848
Female led householder:732
Under 6 years only:193
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:67
6 to 17 years only:472
Households with no people under 18 years:732,742
Family households:266,038
Husband-wife family:168,435
Other family:97,603
Male led with no wife present:29,192
Female led with no husband present:68,411
Nonfamily households:466,704
Male led householder:225,101
Female led householder:241,603

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Chicago, by type

Total Home Population:1,045,560
Population of Family homes:576,793
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:17,974
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:117,972
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:135,849
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:120,512
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:50,685
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:41,053
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:53,158
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:30,177
Population of 85 year olds and over:9,413
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:468,767
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:39,146
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:126,935
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:69,417
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:70,654
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:34,599
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:32,290
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:46,604
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:32,497
Population of 85 year olds and over:16,625

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Chicago containing people over 60

Total Population:1,045,560
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:298,730
1-person household:118,556
2-or-more-person household:180,174
Family households:168,267
Nonfamily households:11,907
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:746,830
1-person household:247,082
2-or-more-person household:499,748
Family homes:408,526
Nonfamily homes:91,222

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Chicago with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,045,560
Home has three or more generations:65,351
Home does not have three or more generations:980,209

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Chicago under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:618,987
Unmarried partner of home lead present:59,368
In family homes:58,361
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,672
Population of male led and female partner households:23,350
Population of female led and female partner households:2,755
Population of female led and male partner households:30,584
In nonfamily homes:1,007
Population of male led and male partner homes:12
Population of male led and female partner homes:816
Population of female led and female partner homes:52
Population of female led and male partner homes:127
No unmarried partner of home lead present:559,619
In family homes:557,776
Population of husband-wife family homes:332,623
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:26,639
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:198,514
In nonfamily homes:1,843

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Chicago

Total Population:1,960,779
Population Under 18 years:610,164
Population 18 years and over:1,350,615

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Chicago have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:469,562
Family home:306,329
Nonfamily homess:163,233
Male led home:73,134
Living alone:56,798
Not living alone:16,336
Female led home:90,099
Living alone:79,126
Not living alone:10,973
Population of Renter occupied homes:575,998
Family run homes:270,464
Husband-wife family:115,671
Other family:154,793
Male led with no wife present:34,170
Female led with no husband present:120,623
Nonfamily Homes:305,534
Male led homes:153,298
Male living alone:111,799
Male not living alone:41,499
Female led homes:152,236
Females living alone:117,915
Females not living alone:34,321

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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