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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Springfield is 511% less densely populated than Chicago.
People are 15.5% less likely to be married in Chicago.
The Median Age is 5.3 years older in Springfield.

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PEOPLE
 Springfield, ILChicago, ILUnited States
 Population116,5652,720,546321,418,820
 Population - 2010115,1212,703,466308,745,538
 Population - 2000111,4542,896,016285,036,114
 Population - 1990105,2272,783,726251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now10.78%-2.27%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now4.59%-6.06%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,95511,95091
 Land Area602283,531,905
 Water Area66264,837
 Median Age38.733.437.4
 Female Population52.21%51.52%50.81%
 Male Population47.79%48.49%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Springfield, ILChicago, ILUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.36%6.84%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.17%6.07%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.27%5.94%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.62%3.62%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.05%4.26%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.56%6.63%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.58%19.14%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.83%14.08%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.05%12.41%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.11%5.58%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.60%4.70%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.53%5.93%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.69%3.32%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.60%1.46%1.85%
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 RACE
 Springfield, ILChicago, ILUnited States
 White73.10%32.17%62.77%
 Black19.55%31.45%12.24%
 Asian2.29%5.69%4.95%
 Native American0.21%0.13%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.39%0.16%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.02%1.45%2.13%
 Hispanic2.42%28.95%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.58%71.05%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Springfield, ILChicago, ILUnited States
 Households50,7321,028,830116,211,000
 Family Households28,144564,53976,958,100
 Non Family Households22,588464,29039,253,000
 Household Size2.232.582.63
 Married Population44.11%37.26%50.58%
 Single Population55.89%62.74%49.42%
 Now Married42.25%34.70%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.86%2.56%2.17%
 Never Married34.11%48.58%32.55%
 Widowed6.95%5.48%5.95%
 Divorced14.83%8.69%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.05%27.78%31.68%
 Married, no children42.23%31.16%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.90%24.64%16.94%
 Single, no children10.81%16.42%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
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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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