Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Chicago, Illinois 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Chicago

Total Population:887,608
Male Population:402,854
Female Population:484,754

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Chicago

Both sexes35

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sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Chicago

Total Population:862,526
Male Population:385,852
Under 5 years:29,995
5 to 9 years:30,054
10 to 14 years:33,794
15 to 17 years:23,387
18 and 19 years:13,568
20 years:6,354
21 years:5,834
22 to 24 years:15,906
25 to 29 years:24,968
30 to 34 years:23,205
35 to 39 years:22,793
40 to 44 years:23,306
45 to 49 years:26,603
50 to 54 years:27,097
55 to 59 years:22,080
60 and 61 years:7,763
62 to 64 years:9,951
65 and 66 years:5,743
67 to 69 years:7,553
70 to 74 years:10,355
75 to 79 years:7,463
80 to 84 years:4,805
85 years and over:3,275
Female Population:476,674
Under 5 years:29,463
5 to 9 years:29,853
10 to 14 years:33,266
15 to 17 years:23,509
18 and 19 years:14,518
20 years:7,006
21 years:6,667
22 to 24 years:19,092
25 to 29 years:32,522
30 to 34 years:30,433
35 to 39 years:30,883
40 to 44 years:30,213
45 to 49 years:33,517
50 to 54 years:35,040
55 to 59 years:30,138
60 and 61 years:11,007
62 to 64 years:13,842
65 and 66 years:8,135
67 to 69 years:11,486
70 to 74 years:16,467
75 to 79 years:12,545
80 to 84 years:9,011
85 years and over:8,061

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Chicago

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Chicago

Family led homes:200,256
Husband-wife family:64,987
Other family:135,269
Population of male led with no wife present:21,307
Population female led with no husband present:113,962
Population of Nonfamily homes:132,928
Population living alone:116,498
Population not living alone:16,430

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Chicago with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:116,649
Population of family homes:115,824
Husband-wife family:29,139
Under 6 years only:5,774
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7,270
6 to 17 years only:16,095
Other family:86,685
Male householder, no wife present:10,644
Under 6 years only:2,446
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,007
6 to 17 years only:6,191
Female led with no husband present:76,041
Under 6 years only:13,987
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:20,313
6 to 17 years only:41,741
Nonfamily households:825
Male led households:472
Under 6 years only:101
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:45
6 to 17 years only:326
Female led householder:353
Under 6 years only:91
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:34
6 to 17 years only:228
Households with no people under 18 years:216,535
Family households:84,432
Husband-wife family:35,848
Other family:48,584
Male led with no wife present:10,663
Female led with no husband present:37,921
Nonfamily households:132,103
Male led householder:57,770
Female led householder:74,333

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Chicago, by type

Total Home Population:333,184
Population of Family homes:200,256
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:6,812
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:33,093
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:42,516
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:43,730
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:18,301
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:15,306
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:23,354
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:13,535
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,609
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:132,928
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:5,016
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:16,715
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:17,650
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:27,592
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:14,537
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:13,390
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:20,512
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:12,579
Population of 85 year olds and over:4,937

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Chicago containing people over 60

Total Population:333,184
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:118,774
1-person household:47,783
2-or-more-person household:70,991
Family households:66,504
Nonfamily households:4,487
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:214,410
1-person household:68,715
2-or-more-person household:145,695
Family homes:133,752
Nonfamily homes:11,943

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Chicago with multiple generations.

Total Population:333,184
Home has three or more generations:32,840
Home does not have three or more generations:300,344

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Chicago under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:233,143
Unmarried partner of home lead present:24,554
In family homes:24,150
Population of male led and male partner homes:472
Population of male led and female partner households:5,943
Population of female led and female partner households:1,234
Population of female led and male partner households:16,501
In nonfamily homes:404
Population of male led and male partner homes:2
Population of male led and female partner homes:322
Population of female led and female partner homes:22
Population of female led and male partner homes:58
No unmarried partner of home lead present:208,589
In family homes:207,846
Population of husband-wife family homes:57,293
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:11,979
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:138,574
In nonfamily homes:743

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Chicago

Total Population:681,249
Population Under 18 years:230,153
Population 18 years and over:451,096

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Chicago have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:118,381
Family home:81,881
Nonfamily homess:36,500
Male led home:13,439
Living alone:11,429
Not living alone:2,010
Female led home:23,061
Living alone:20,845
Not living alone:2,216
Population of Renter occupied homes:214,803
Family run homes:118,375
Husband-wife family:25,596
Other family:92,779
Male led with no wife present:12,949
Female led with no husband present:79,830
Nonfamily Homes:96,428
Male led homes:44,803
Male living alone:38,258
Male not living alone:6,545
Female led homes:51,625
Females living alone:45,966
Females not living alone:5,659