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People in Chicago, Illinois

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PeopleChicago, ILUnited States
Population2,695,598308,035,306
Pop. Density11,84287
Pop. Change-7.16%8.07%
Median Age33.137.3
Households1,045,560116,716,292
Household Size2.522.58
Male Population48.53%49.27%
Female Population51.47%50.96%
Married Population31.20%47.02%
Single Population68.80%52.98%



Marital Status

The 2012 Chicago, IL, population is 2,695,598. There are 11,842 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Chicago, IL

The median age is 33.1. The US median is 37.3. 31.20% of people in Chicago, IL, are married. 9.22% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.52 people. 26.11% of people are married, with children. 19.49% have children, but are single.

Race in Chicago, IL

44.99% of people are white, 32.93% are black, 5.46% are asian, 0.49% are native american, and 16.12% claim 'Other'.

4.19% of the people in Chicago, IL, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.81% are non-hispanic).


Chicago People SperlingViews

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