Chicago Demographics


  • Total Population2,717,534
  • Male Population(48.5 %) 1,318,494
  • Female Population(51.5 %) 1,399,040
  • Median Age33.70
There are currently 2,717,534 people living in Chicago. Out of the total population number, 1,318,494 are men and 1,399,040 are women. The median age for Chicago dwellers is 33.70.


  • White Collar1,039,544
  • Blue Collar231,298
There are currently 1,039,544 white-collar jobs and 231,298 blue-collar jobs in Chicago.


  • Total Households1,035,436
  • Family Households564,763
  • Non-family Households470,673
  • Households With Children297,034
  • Households Without Children738,402
  • Average People Per Household2.57
There are currently 1,035,436 households in Chicago. Out of this total, 564,763 are family households, 470,673 are non-family households, 297,034 are households with children and 738,402 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Chicago is 2.57.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School172,368
  • Some High School693,608
  • Some College438,168
  • Associate Degree112,825
  • Bachelors Degree431,829
  • Graduate Degree265,290
There are 172,368 people living in Chicago without a high school degree, 693,608 people with some high school degree and 438,168 people with a college degree. 112,825 people have an associate degree, 431,829 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 265,290 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married1,078,741
  • Married825,497
  • Separated55,288
  • Widowed117,247
  • Divorced188,533
1,078,741 of the people living in Chicago have never been married, while 825,497 are married and 55,288 are separated. A total of 117,247 people are widowed and 188,533 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$74,003
  • Median Household Income$48,522
  • Median Income Under 25$25,664
  • Median Income 25-44$57,801
  • Median Income 45-64$51,808
  • Median Income Over 65$30,347

The average household income for people living in Chicago is $74,003, while the median household income is $48,522. The median income in Chicago is $25,664 for those under 25, $57,801 for those aged 25 to 44, $51,808 for those aged 45 to 64, and $30,347 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.