Chicago, Illinois 

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People in Chicago, Illinois

The population in Chicago is 2,720,550. There are 11,950 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Chicago is 33.4, the US median age is 37.4. The number of people per household in Chicago is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Chicago
- 37.3% are married
- 8.7% are divorced
- 27.8% are married with children
- 24.6% have children, but are single
Race in Chicago

- 32.2% are white
- 31.5% are black
- 5.7% are asian
- 0.1% are native american
- 0.2% claim Other
- 29.0% claim Hispanic Ethnicity

ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE

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  PEOPLEChicago, IllinoisUnited States
  Population2,720,546321,418,820
  Population - 20102,703,466308,745,538
  Population - 20002,896,016285,036,114
  Population - 19902,783,726251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now-2.27%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now-6.06%12.76%
  Pop. Density11,95091
  Land Area2283,531,905
  Water Area6264,837
  Median Age33.437.4
  Female Population51.52%50.81%
  Male Population48.49%49.19%
  RACE
  White32.17%62.77%
  Black31.45%12.24%
  Asian5.69%4.95%
  Native American0.13%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.16%
  Other0.001570.00195
  Two or More Races1.45%2.13%
  Hispanic28.95%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic71.05%83.10%
  FAMILY
  Households1,028,830116,211,000
  Family Households564,53976,958,100
  Non Family Households464,29039,253,000
  Household Size2.582.63
  Married Population37.26%50.58%
  Single Population62.74%49.42%
  Now Married34.70%48.41%
  Married but Separated2.56%2.17%
  Never Married48.58%32.55%
  Widowed5.48%5.95%
  Divorced8.69%10.92%
  Married, w/children27.78%31.68%
  Married, no children31.16%41.44%
  Single, w/children24.64%16.94%
  Single, no children16.42%9.95%
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    Reviews for Chicago    251 Reviews
    Low quality of life. City & state broken. - 10/10/2018
    I was unfortunate enough to live in Chicago for several years. First of all the weather is horrible. People know the winter is bad but the summer is the worst season,... Read More

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    Sweet home Chicago. - 8/11/2018
    I’ve lived in several major cities and although Chicago is far from perfect, I will always love it there. I highly recommend living here/visiting here. Culture, history,... Read More

    Most corrupt city in the USA - 6/22/2018
    The city is loosing people everyday. The taxes will eat you up alive. The crime rate is out of control. It's safer in Iraq. Winters are long and dreary. Little if any... Read More


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