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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 210% more densely populated than Somerset.
People are 43.4% more likely to be married in Somerset.
The Median Age is 6.7 years younger in Chicago.

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PEOPLE
 Chicago, ILSomerset, NJUnited States
 Population2,720,54624,375321,418,820
 Population - 20102,703,46622,385308,745,538
 Population - 20002,896,01623,040285,036,114
 Population - 19902,783,72622,070251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-2.27%10.44%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-6.06%5.79%12.76%
 Pop. Density11,9503,85391
 Land Area22863,531,905
 Water Area60264,837
 Median Age33.440.137.4
 Female Population51.52%51.16%50.81%
 Male Population48.49%48.85%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Chicago, ILSomerset, NJUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.84%8.35%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.07%5.40%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.94%3.97%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.62%2.46%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.26%1.97%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.63%3.52%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.14%16.38%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%14.95%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.41%14.94%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.58%6.99%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.70%5.91%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.93%7.40%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.32%4.89%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.46%2.88%1.85%
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 RACE
 Chicago, ILSomerset, NJUnited States
 White32.17%40.19%62.77%
 Black31.45%27.11%12.24%
 Asian5.69%20.83%4.95%
 Native American0.13%0.13%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.16%0.43%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.45%2.29%2.13%
 Hispanic28.95%9.03%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic71.05%90.97%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Chicago, ILSomerset, NJUnited States
 Households1,028,8308,846116,211,000
 Family Households564,5396,20276,958,100
 Non Family Households464,2902,64439,253,000
 Household Size2.582.692.63
 Married Population37.26%53.42%50.58%
 Single Population62.74%46.58%49.42%
 Now Married34.70%52.21%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.56%1.21%2.17%
 Never Married48.58%29.50%32.55%
 Widowed5.48%7.72%5.95%
 Divorced8.69%9.36%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.78%34.60%31.68%
 Married, no children31.16%44.74%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.64%9.55%16.94%
 Single, no children16.42%11.11%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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