Chicago Demographics


  • Total Population2,722,586
  • Male Population(48.5 %) 1,321,621
  • Female Population(51.5 %) 1,400,965
  • Median Age34.10
There are currently 2,722,586 people living in Chicago. Out of the total population number, 1,321,621 are men and 1,400,965 are women. The median age for Chicago dwellers is 34.10.


  • White Collar1,079,787
  • Blue Collar233,658
There are currently 1,079,787 white-collar jobs and 233,658 blue-collar jobs in Chicago.


  • Total Households1,046,789
  • Family Households564,210
  • Non-family Households482,579
  • Households With Children286,783
  • Households Without Children760,006
  • Average People Per Household2.54
There are currently 1,046,789 households in Chicago. Out of this total, 564,210 are family households, 482,579 are non-family households, 286,783 are households with children and 760,006 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Chicago is 2.54.

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

  • No High School157,202
  • Some High School679,907
  • Some College434,152
  • Associate Degree117,044
  • Bachelors Degree459,333
  • Graduate Degree285,353
There are 157,202 people living in Chicago without a high school degree, 679,907 people with some high school degree and 434,152 people with a college degree. 117,044 people have an associate degree, 459,333 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 285,353 boast a graduate degree.

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

  • Never Married1,091,561
  • Married833,300
  • Separated51,914
  • Widowed116,730
  • Divorced186,613
1,091,561 of the people living in Chicago have never been married, while 833,300 are married and 51,914 are separated. A total of 116,730 people are widowed and 186,613 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$81,061
  • Median Household Income$52,497
  • Median Income Under 25$28,636
  • Median Income 25-44$62,974
  • Median Income 45-64$57,343
  • Median Income Over 65$32,465

The average household income for people living in Chicago is $81,061, while the median household income is $52,497. The median income in Chicago is $28,636 for those under 25, $62,974 for those aged 25 to 44, $57,343 for those aged 45 to 64, and $32,465 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.