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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 214% more densely populated than Dallas.
People are 15.7% more likely to be married in Dallas.
The Median Age is 1.2 years older in Chicago.

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PEOPLE
 Chicago, ILDallas, TXUnited States
 Population2,720,5461,300,092321,418,820
 Population - 20102,703,4661,187,285308,745,538
 Population - 20002,896,0161,188,580285,036,114
 Population - 19902,783,7261,006,877251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-2.27%29.12%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-6.06%9.38%12.76%
 Pop. Density11,9503,80891
 Land Area2283413,531,905
 Water Area644264,837
 Median Age33.432.237.4
 Female Population51.52%50.02%50.81%
 Male Population48.49%49.98%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Chicago, ILDallas, TXUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.84%8.17%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.07%7.59%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.94%6.53%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.62%3.63%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.26%3.82%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.63%6.56%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.14%18.36%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%14.03%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.41%12.40%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.58%5.21%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.70%4.48%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.93%5.21%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.32%2.79%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.46%1.23%1.85%
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 RACE
 Chicago, ILDallas, TXUnited States
 White32.17%29.28%62.77%
 Black31.45%24.29%12.24%
 Asian5.69%2.96%4.95%
 Native American0.13%0.15%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.45%1.43%2.13%
 Hispanic28.95%41.73%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic71.05%58.27%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Chicago, ILDallas, TXUnited States
 Households1,028,830467,501116,211,000
 Family Households564,539269,31576,958,100
 Non Family Households464,290198,18639,253,000
 Household Size2.582.612.63
 Married Population37.26%43.09%50.58%
 Single Population62.74%56.91%49.42%
 Now Married34.70%39.59%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.56%3.51%2.17%
 Never Married48.58%40.79%32.55%
 Widowed5.48%4.85%5.95%
 Divorced8.69%11.27%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.78%31.01%31.68%
 Married, no children31.16%30.05%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.64%25.73%16.94%
 Single, no children16.42%13.21%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)

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