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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2016 Chicago, Illinois, population is 2,720,550. There are 11,950 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Chicago, Illinois

The median age is 33.4. The US median is 37.4. 37.26% of people in Chicago, Illinois, are married. 8.69% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.58 people. 27.78% of people are married, with children. 24.64% have children, but are single.

Race in Chicago, Illinois

32.17% of people are white, 31.45% are black, 5.69% are asian, 0.13% are native american, and 0.16% claim 'Other'.

28.95% of the people in Chicago, Illinois, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 71.05% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Population  2,720,546321,418,820
  Population - 2010  2,703,466308,745,538
  Population - 2000  2,896,016285,036,114
  Population - 1990  2,783,726251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -2.27%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -6.06%12.76%
  Pop. Density  11,95091
  Land Area  2283,531,905
  Water Area  6264,837
  Median Age  33.437.4
  Female Population  51.52%50.81%
  Male Population  48.49%49.19%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  6.84%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  6.07%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  5.94%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  3.62%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  4.26%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  6.63%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  19.14%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  14.08%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  12.41%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  5.58%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  4.70%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  5.93%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  3.32%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.46%1.85%
  RACE
  White  32.17%62.77%
  Black  31.45%12.24%
  Asian  5.69%4.95%
  Native American  0.13%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.02%0.16%
  Other  0.16%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.45%2.13%
  Hispanic  28.95%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  71.05%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households  1,028,830116,211,000
  Family Households  564,53976,958,100
  Non Family Households  464,29039,253,000
  Household Size  2.582.63
  Married Population  37.26%50.58%
  Single Population  62.74%49.42%
  Now Married  34.70%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.56%2.17%
  Never Married  48.58%32.55%
  Widowed  5.48%5.95%
  Divorced  8.69%10.92%
  Married, w/children  27.78%31.68%
  Married, no children  31.16%41.44%
  Single, w/children  24.64%16.94%
  Single, no children  16.42%9.95%

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weather
Winter is too long and too cold. Not as bad as Wisconsin (Milwaukee is usually about 5 degrees colder) - by a few degrees, or Michigan (Ann Arbor or Dexter) but in the... (read more)
re: Chicago not for the outdoor enthusiast - 4/12
OMG-you are right on the money. The cost of living will leave you living paycheck to paycheck. I'm very athletic and outdoorsy, but gained 18 lbs from being stuck inside... (read more)
Chicago
Great place for theater, music, and so many choices for dining... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
A city bent on destroying itself
I am a 52-year-old professional. I was born and raised in Chicago, have lived and worked here my entire life, opened a business here 30 years ago, and have operated... (read more)
Lakeshore East - A Gem to Consider
There's a lot to say about the general quality of life in Chicago, but after living here 11+ years, I think the secret to the best possible quality of life is to live... (read more)
My Experience
I have lived in Chicago for 14 years and Chicago has been good to me, but I am now looking to move. It is a big city so my experience is all I can offer. I am a 34... (read more)
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