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PeopleChicago, ILUnited States
Population - 20102,695,598308,745,538
Population - 20002,883,232285,036,114
Population - 19902,767,370251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now-2.35%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now-6.27%8.46%
Pop. Density11,87288
Land Area227.6353,531,905.42
Water Area6.479264,836.79
Median Age33.137.2
Female Population51.56%50.83%
Male Population48.44%49.18%
Age 0 to 46.91%6.51%
Age 5 to 96.13%6.57%
Age 10 to 146.15%6.68%
Age 15 to 173.83%4.17%
Age 18 to 204.31%4.45%
Age 21 to 246.72%5.52%
Age 25 to 3418.90%13.32%
Age 35 to 4414.06%13.34%
Age 45 to 5412.59%14.44%
Age 55 to 595.43%6.37%
Age 60 to 644.49%5.48%
Age 65 to 745.68%7.12%
Age 75 to 843.39%4.25%
Age 85 and over1.41%1.78%
Native American0.27%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.17%
Two or More Races1.95%2.68%
Family Households568,85676,595,548
Non Family Households461,22038,631,254
Household Size2.572.61
Married Population37.65%51.40%
Single Population62.35%48.60%
Now Married35.02%49.23%
Married but Separated2.63%2.17%
Never Married47.91%31.83%
Married, w/children28.24%32.53%
Married, no children30.72%41.14%
Single, w/children25.19%16.88%
Single, no children15.86%9.45%

Marital Status

The 2014 Chicago, IL, population is 2,702,471. There are 11,872 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Chicago, IL

The median age is 33.1. The US median is 37.2. 37.65% of people in Chicago, IL, are married. 8.79% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.57 people. 28.24% of people are married, with children. 25.19% have children, but are single.

Race in Chicago, IL

47.01% of people are white, 32.91% are black, 5.55% are asian, 0.27% are native american, and 12.28% claim 'Other'.

28.42% of the people in Chicago, IL, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 71.58% are non-hispanic).

Chicago People SperlingViews

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