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Distance between Chicago, IL and New York, NY : 718.1 miles

New York's population is larger by 309%. Its population has grown by 397,559 people (5.0%) since 2000. The population of Chicago has decreased by 177,234 people (6.1%) during that time.

Population
Type Chicago New York
Population 2,718,782 8,405,837
Female / male percentage 51.2% / 48.8%
51.2%
48.8%
52.3% / 47.7%
52.3%
47.7%
Urban / rural population 100% / 0%
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Racial makeup - percentage
Ethnicity ChicagoNew York
White Non-Hispanic 32.0% 32.6%
Black 31.4% 22.4%
Hispanic 28.8% 28.9%
Asian 6.0% 13.4%
Two or more 1.5% 1.6%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2%
Racial makeup - absolute values
Ethnicity ChicagoNew York
White Non-Hispanic 871,317 2,739,146
Black 852,519 1,882,528
Hispanic 782,617 2,428,756
Asian 161,919 1,123,779
Two or more 41,029 134,471
American Indian 3,260 17,182
Pacific Islander 663 3,824

Crime by year per 100,000 residents
Type City-data.com crime indexRobberies per 100,000Murders per 100,000Rapes per 100,000Assaults per 100,000Burglaries per 100,000Theft per 100,000Auto theft per 100,000Arson per 100,000
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
2000 824.4 419.7 671.6 420.3 21.7 8.7 77.2 21.0 920.6 527.7 980.7 479.1 3,650.8 1,802.9 1,228.2 462.8 38.2 N/A
2001 762.9 437.6 637.9 351.5 23.0 43.3 68.2 19.1 883.0 472.3 898.7 393.4 3,402.7 1,669.4 952.0 373.8 34.7 N/A
2002 746.0 343.3 639.9 336.8 22.4 7.3 67.8 20.9 857.8 424.7 882.3 372.3 3,328.0 1,603.7 871.7 334.4 35.3 N/A
2003 737.9 322.1 642.0 320.9 22.6 7.4 70.1 19.9 793.6 385.9 887.4 349.4 3,377.5 1,541.7 869.5 291.8 35.2 N/A
2004 650.1 303.5 556.4 300.9 15.6 7.0 61.2 17.6 656.0 361.9 855.4 322.2 3,299.0 1,530.8 794.3 260.1 26.9 N/A
2005 625.9 293.0 557.6 304.6 15.6 6.6 56.5 17.4 626.6 344.4 883.9 286.0 2,908.0 1,489.9 785.8 226.5 23.9 N/A
2006 619.9 275.8 558.0 287.9 16.4 7.3 53.6 13.1 613.6 329.6 848.7 271.1 2,938.2 1,412.9 767.7 195.2 25.2 N/A
2007 607.6 260.3 544.0 265.0 15.6 6.0 56.2 10.6 614.6 332.0 872.4 254.4 2,908.9 1,402.9 655.3 161.3 24.9 N/A
2008 631.4 252.0 587.0 265.9 18.0 6.3 55.3 10.7 600.4 297.6 917.9 238.1 3,032.3 1,410.2 668.8 149.1 22.5 N/A
2009 583.4 234.2 556.7 221.4 16.1 5.6 50.4 9.9 551.8 314.9 929.5 223.5 2,757.7 1,339.5 542.4 127.3 21.3 N/A
2010 554.4 243.8 485.5 235.2 15.2 6.4 48.4 12.4 501.6 327.6 924.7 215.0 2,638.5 1,336.0 686.3 123.8 18.3 N/A
2011 562.1 254.5 458.8 240.8 15.9 6.3 53.9 13.3 516.8 363.2 976.9 221.1 2,676.1 1,374.4 705.4 114.9 18.6 N/A
2012 N/A 256.1 497.6 243.7 18.5 5.1 N/A 14.0 453.1 376.5 839.9 224.8 2,684.9 1,398.6 627.7 98.8 N/A N/A

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities. (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)


Crime per year
Type City-data.com crime indexRobberiesMurdersRapesAssaultsBurglariesTheftAuto theftArson
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
2000 824.4 419.7 19,449 32,562 627 673 2,237 1,630 26,660 40,880 28,401 37,112 105,728 139,664 35,570 35,847 1,106 N/A
2001 762.9 437.6 18,473 28,202 665 3,472 1,976 1,530 25,571 37,893 26,026 31,563 98,544 133,938 27,571 29,989 1,006 N/A
2002 746.0 343.3 18,532 27,229 648 587 1,963 1,689 24,842 34,334 25,552 30,102 96,380 129,655 25,245 27,034 1,022 N/A
2003 737.9 322.1 18,530 25,989 651 597 2,023 1,609 22,905 31,253 25,614 28,293 97,484 124,846 25,096 23,628 1,016 N/A
2004 650.1 303.5 15,965 24,373 448 570 1,757 1,428 18,820 29,317 24,542 26,100 94,651 124,016 22,788 21,072 772 N/A
2005 625.9 293.0 15,961 24,722 446 539 1,618 1,412 17,934 27,950 25,298 23,210 83,235 120,918 22,491 18,381 683 N/A
2006 619.9 275.8 15,860 23,511 467 596 1,524 1,071 17,441 26,908 24,125 22,137 83,518 115,363 21,823 15,936 716 N/A
2007 607.6 260.3 15,412 21,787 443 496 1,593 875 17,414 27,295 24,719 20,914 82,418 115,318 18,567 13,256 705 N/A
2008 631.4 252.0 16,649 22,186 510 523 1,569 890 17,029 24,831 26,031 19,867 85,999 117,682 18,969 12,440 637 N/A
2009 583.4 234.2 15,884 18,597 459 471 1,439 832 15,743 26,457 26,520 18,780 78,679 112,526 15,476 10,694 609 N/A
2010 554.4 243.8 13,757 19,608 432 536 1,372 1,036 14,213 27,309 26,203 17,926 74,764 111,370 19,446 10,319 519 N/A
2011 562.1 254.5 12,408 19,773 431 515 1,459 1,092 13,975 29,829 26,420 18,159 72,373 112,864 19,078 9,434 503 N/A
2012 N/A 256.1 13,476 20,201 500 419 N/A 1,162 12,272 31,211 22,748 18,635 72,717 115,935 17,001 8,190 N/A N/A

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities. (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)

Sex Offenders

According to our data, there are 2,784 registered sex offenders living in Chicago and 142 registered sex offenders living in New York.
The ratio of residents to sex offenders in Chicago is 975 to 1; the ratio in New York is 58,709 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents is much larger in Chicago than that in New York.

Income
Type Chicago New York
Estimated median household income $47,099 $52,223
Estimated per capita income $28,548 $32,540
Cost of living index (U.S. average is 100) 106.8 163.3

If you make $50,000 in Chicago, you will have to make $76,451 in New York to maintain the same standard of living.

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Geographical information
Type Chicago New York
Land area 227.1 sq. mile 303.3 sq. mile
Population density 11,970 people per sq. mile 27,714 people per sq. mile
Elevation 596 feet 30 feet
Relative area comparison
Chicago, IL New York, NY
First ancestry reported - percentage
Ancestry ChicagoNew York
Arab 0.7% 1.0%
Czech 0.4% 0.1%
Dutch 0.5% 0.2%
English 2.0% 1.7%
French 0.9% 0.7%
German 6.6% 2.8%
Greek 0.6% 0.8%
Hungarian 0.4% 0.7%
Irish 6.9% 4.5%
Italian 3.4% 8.0%
Lithuanian 0.4% 0.1%
Norwegian 0.5% 0.3%
Polish 5.4% 2.3%
Russian 0.9% 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.2% 0.2%
Scottish 0.5% 0.4%
Subsaharan African 1.3% 2.2%
Swedish 0.8% 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.4% 0.6%
United States 1.7% 4.7%
Welsh 0.3% 0.1%
West Indian 0.6% 7.2%
Population origin - absolute values
Ancestry ChicagoNew York
Arab 21,007 87,015
Czech 12,677 12,787
Danish 4,792 8,363
Dutch 14,032 21,132
English 59,683 148,012
French 26,662 65,081
French Canadian 4,158 10,212
German 194,654 246,004
Greek 19,150 65,398
Hungarian 10,995 62,535
Irish 203,972 387,287
Italian 101,903 692,739
Lithuanian 12,324 12,768
Norwegian 15,224 22,086
Polish 159,492 198,762
Portuguese 1,719 12,998
Russian 25,486 213,581
Scotch-Irish 6,196 13,609
Scottish 15,907 37,339
Slovak 5,130 6,759
Subsaharan African 38,579 193,624
Swedish 24,957 22,938
Swiss 2,834 8,487
Ukrainian 11,887 54,646
United States 49,988 412,166
Welsh 7,950 9,678
West Indian 17,041 628,662
Foreign born residents - absolute values
Type Count
Region ChicagoNew York
All 572,928 3,106,661
Africa 23,839 138,998
Asia 112,932 686,599
Europe 95,320 473,940
Latin America 318,132 1,597,321
North America 4,557 23,668
Oceania 1,258 9,034
Foreign born residents - percentage
Type Percentage
Region ChicagoNew York
All 21.1% 37.0%
Africa 0.9% 1.7%
Asia 4.2% 8.2%
Europe 3.5% 5.6%
Latin America 11.7% 19.0%
North America 0.2% 0.3%
Oceania 0.0% 0.1%
School enrollment
Type Chicago New York
Nursery, preschool 49,082 (6.9%) 135,783 (6.5%)
Kindergarten 33,114 (4.6%) 107,997 (5.2%)
Grade 1 to 4 131,097 (18.3%) 381,697 (18.3%)
Grade 5 to 8 127,496 (17.8%) 377,267 (18.1%)
Grade 9 to 12 138,766 (19.4%) 399,074 (19.2%)
College undergrad 170,169 (23.8%) 518,256 (24.9%)
Graduate or professional 64,874 (9.1%) 161,067 (7.7%)
Students in private schools - absolute values
Type Count
Grade ChicagoNew York
Grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school) 55,957 167,824
Grades 9 to 12 (high school) 27,737 85,562
Undergraduate colleges 58,202 179,610
Students in private schools - percentage
Type Percentage
Grade ChicagoNew York
Grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school) 16.1% 18.6%
Grades 9 to 12 (high school) 17.3% 18.0%
Undergraduate colleges 37.4% 39.4%
Educational attainment
Type Chicago New York
Less than high school 17.8% 19.6%
High school or equiv. 23.4% 24.3%
Less than 1 year of college 4.3% 3.1%
1 or more years of college 13.5% 10.9%
Associate degree 5.9% 6.4%
Bachelor's degree 20.8% 21.1%
Master's degree 10% 10.3%
Profess. school degree 2.8% 2.8%
Doctorate degree 1.6% 1.5%
Education level (25-year-olds and older)
Type Chicago New York
Bachelor's degree or higher 35.1% 35.7%
Graduate or professional degree 14.3% 14.6%
High school or higher 82.2% 80.4%
Employment and residency - absolute values
Kind ChicagoNew York
Work and live in this city 841,329 2,922,206
Work and live in this county 1,101,900 1,685,614
Workers who work outside the city they live in 2,054,687 5,086,072
Workers who work outside the county they live in 90,239 1,506,456
Working at home 28,165 92,151
Not working at home 1,163,974 3,099,919
Daytime population change due to commuting 142,328 563,060
Employment and residency - percentage
Kind ChicagoNew York
Work and live in this city 70.6% 91.5%
Work and live in this county 92.4% 52.8%
Workers who work outside the city they live in 29.4% 8.5%
Workers who work outside the county they live in 7.6% 47.2%
Working at home 2.4% 2.9%
Not working at home 97.6% 97.1%
Daytime population change due to commuting 4.9% 7.0%
Geographical mobility: all
Type all
Mobility ChicagoNew York
Same house 1 year ago 84.1% 89.2%
Moved from abroad 0.7% 1.1%
Moved within same county 12.0% 6.1%
Moved from different state 2.2% 1.5%
Moved within same state 0.9% 2.1%
Geographical mobility: Asian
Type Asian
Mobility ChicagoNew York
Same house 1 year ago 79.8% 88.2%
Moved from abroad 2.6% 2.2%
Moved within same county 13.5% 6.3%
Moved from different state 3.0% 1.7%
Moved within same state 1.1% 1.7%
Geographical mobility: Black
Type Black
Mobility ChicagoNew York
Same house 1 year ago 83.7% 91.2%
Moved from abroad 0.4% 0.5%
Moved within same county 14.2% 5.1%
Moved from different state 1.1% 0.8%
Moved within same state 0.6% 2.5%
Geographical mobility: White
Type White
Mobility ChicagoNew York
Same house 1 year ago 84.1% 88.5%
Moved from abroad 0.8% 1.0%
Moved within same county 11.1% 6.1%
Moved from different state 2.9% 2.1%
Moved within same state 1.1% 2.3%

In Chicago (Cook County), 74.0% voted for Democrats and 24.6% for Republicans in 2012 Presidential Election. In New York (New York County), 84.2% voted for Democrats and 14.6% for Republicans.

Elections
Type DemocratsRepublicansOther
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
1996 66.8% 80.0% 26.7% 13.8% 6.5% 6.3%
2000 68.5% 57.6% 28.7% 38.7% 2.7% 3.7%
2004 70.3% 82.1% 29.2% 16.9% 0.6% 1.0%
2008 76.2% 85.7% 22.8% 13.5% 1.0% 0.8%
2012 74.0% 84.2% 24.6% 14.6% 1.3% 1.2%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregation
Type AdherentsCongregations
Religion ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCHES IN THE USA 0.7% 2.7% 2.4% 6.2%
ARMENIA APOSTOL CHURCH CATHOLICOSSATE OF ETCHMIADZIN 0.1% 0.6% 0.1% 0.5%
BAPTIST GENERAL CONFERENCE 0.3% 0.0% 1.8% 0.2%
CATHOLIC CHURCH 69.3% 52.5% 15.8% 16.5%
CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH NORTH AMERICA 0.4% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0%
EPISCOPAL CHURCH 0.7% 2.2% 3.2% 7.1%
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA 2.0% 0.4% 6.8% 2.7%
JEWISH 7.6% 29.2% 5.0% 15.3%
LDS MORMON CHURCH 0.3% 0.4% 0.9% 1.5%
LUTHERAN CHURCH 2.1% 0.1% 5.8% 0.6%
MUSLIM ESTIMATE 3.1% 3.4% 2.0% 2.4%
NORTH AMERICA APOSTOL CATHOLI ASSYRIA CHURCH EAST 0.6% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH USA 1.2% 1.0% 4.3% 4.5%
REFORMED CHURCH IN AMERICA 0.3% 1.2% 0.9% 1.4%
SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE USA 0.2% 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 0.5% 0.6% 2.5% 2.3%
SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION 2.0% 0.2% 6.4% 2.3%
THE EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH 0.3% 0.0% 1.6% 0.2%
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1.4% 1.2% 6.1% 3.2%
Weather and climate
Type Chicago New York
Temperature - Average 50.3°F 54.9°F
Humidity - Average morning or afternoon humidity 71.4% 63.6%
Humidity - Differences between morning and afternoon humidity 29% 26.1%
Humidity - Maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity 86% 77.5%
Humidity - Minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity 57% 51.4%
Precipitation - Yearly average 37.8 in 46.6 in
Snowfall - Yearly average 38.5 in 26.5 in
Clouds - Number of days clear of clouds 7% 8.3%
Sunshine amount - Average 53.5% 58.3%
Sunshine amount - Differences during a year 29% 16%
Sunshine amount - Maximum monthly 67% 65%
Sunshine amount - Minimum monthly 38% 49%
Wind speed - Average 10.4 mph 11.1 mph

Air pollution
Type AQICONO2OZONEPBPM10PM25SO2
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
2000 121 130 0.77 0.58 22.2 30.3 20.7 22.0 0.059 0.022 19.1 18.1 14.5 12.7 5.7 6.5
2001 126 132 0.59 0.54 23.5 30.3 23.7 24.2 0.013 0.020 19.1 15.9 15.5 12.9 5.9 7.4
2002 121 136 0.65 0.57 21.9 27.9 24.6 25.1 0.022 0.008 16.2 16.9 14.9 12.2 4.0 6.4
2003 115 116 0.82 0.61 18.2 26.5 21.9 23.3 0.018 0.005 16.1 19.0 14.2 12.2 3.3 6.9
2004 102 113 0.95 0.54 15.9 24.7 21.6 22.2 0.024 0.030 15.7 14.3 12.6 11.3 3.9 5.5
2005 125 127 0.69 0.53 17.6 25.3 24.2 24.1 0.023 N/A 19.4 N/A 15.7 12.5 3.0 6.5
2006 93 118 0.77 0.45 15.9 23.4 21.0 24.7 0.017 0.018 13.8 N/A 12.7 11.0 3.7 5.2
2007 117 116 0.52 0.44 14.9 22.8 23.1 23.0 0.018 0.016 17.1 N/A 13.6 11.7 5.1 4.9
2008 97 104 0.57 0.43 13.7 22.5 23.0 24.6 0.017 0.013 18.7 N/A 12.5 11.0 4.1 4.0
2009 94 102 0.77 0.21 13.0 20.9 22.9 25.7 0.011 N/A 17.6 N/A 10.9 9.0 2.9 3.4
2010 113 114 0.83 0.35 12.6 19.3 25.6 29.1 N/A N/A 21.7 N/A 11.9 8.8 2.5 2.9
2011 114 94 0.62 0.26 13.7 20.5 25.0 28.6 N/A N/A 20.4 N/A 10.8 9.5 2.6 2.6
2012 124 98 0.57 0.24 12.0 17.6 24.2 27.2 N/A N/A 19.3 N/A 10.5 9.3 3.4 1.8
Natural disasters
Type Chicago New York
Tornado activity compared to U.S. average 145.8% 56.5%
Earthquake activity compared to U.S. average 14.8% 12.2%
Natural disasters compared to U.S. average 17% 13%
Transport
Type Chicago New York
Amtrak stations 1 1
Amtrak stations nearby 3 3
FAA registered aircraft 900 728
FAA registered aircraft manufacturers and dealers 3 4
Means of transportation to work
Type Chicago New York
Bicycle 1.1% 1%
Bus 12.1% 12.2%
Carpooled 7.3% 4.8%
Car alone 47.7% 22.4%
Ferryboat 0% 0.5%
Railroad 9.1% 7.3%
Streetcar 0.3% 0.2%
Subway 11.2% 37.9%
Taxicab 0.8% 1.7%
Walked 5.6% 8.4%
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Average travel time to work
Type Chicago New York
Average 40.2 min 47.2 min
Other means 33.1 min 31.3 min
Public transportation 44.8 min 49.3 min
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Private vehicle occupancy
Type Chicago New York
Average 1.4 1.4
Drove alone 77.6% 75.7%
In 2 person carpool 16% 16.8%
In 3 person carpool 3.6% 3.7%
In 4 person carpool 1.5% 1.6%
In 5-6 person carpool 0.8% 0.9%
In 7+ person carpool 0.5% 1.3%

How many people usually rode to work in the car, truck or van.

Houses and residents
Type Chicago New York
Houses 1,152,871 3,200,912
Average household size (people) 2.5 2.6
Median year apartment built 1947 1948
Median year house/condo built 1949 1951
Length of stay in the house since moving in 15.8 years 15.9 years
Houses occupied 1,061,921 (92.1%) 3,021,588 (94.4%)
Houses occupied by owners 441,937 (42.9%) 988,094 (32%)
Houses occupied by renters 588,199 (57.1%) 2,096,767 (68%)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units $941.06 $1,405
Median monthly housing costs $1,073 $1,293
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos $211,286 $1,179,232
Estimated median house or condo value $211,400 $488,100
Median numbers of rooms 4.7 4
Median number of rooms in apartments 4 3.3
Median number of rooms in houses and condos 5.6 5.5
Median house price - detached houses $1,000,001 $1,000,001
Median house price - in 2-unit structures $1,000,001 $1,000,001
Median house price - in 3-to-4-unit structures $1,000,001 $1,000,001
Median house price - in 5 or more unit structures $1,000,001 $1,000,001
Median house price - mobile homes $41,947 $209,937
Median house price - Townhouses or other attached units $947,684 $1,000,001
Median house price - All housing units $1,000,001 $1,000,001
Median house age 66 64
Renting percentage 55.1% 69%
Housing density (houses/condos per square mile) 5,075.8 10,553
House value disparities 37.6% 34.6%
Household income disparities 47.5% 50.5%
Median household income for houses/condes with a mortgage $80,709 $100,040
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage $47,387 $62,423
Housing units without a mortgage 83,124 (31.5%) 126,282 (32.3%)
Housing units with both a second mortgage and home equity loan 736 (0.3%) 772 (0.2%)
Housing units with a mortgage 180,801 (68.5%) 265,120 (67.7%)
Housing units with a home equity loan 20,340 (7.7%) 22,255 (5.7%)
Housing units with a second mortgage 20,517 (7.8%) 22,603 (5.8%)
House/condo owner moved in on average (years ago) 8 10
House/condo renter moved in on average (years ago) -2 3
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities 2% 1.4%
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities 1.6% 1.5%
Housing units in structures
Housing units in structures ChicagoNew York
One, detached 24.8% 9.5%
One, attached 3.4% 7.2%
Two 17.6% 12.8%
3 or 4 14.4% 9.6%
5 to 9 10.6% 7.0%
10 to 19 5.8% 6.8%
20 to 49 7.2% 16.5%
50 or more 16.1% 30.5%
Mobile homes 0.1% 0.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units
Type Chicago New York
With mortgages $$3,645 (1.7%) $$3,666 (0.8%)
With no mortgages $$2,964 (1.6%) $$4,164 (0.9%)
Marital status
Type Chicago New York
Divorced 8.2% 7.6%
Never married 48.1% 42.9%
Now married 36.4% 40.8%
Separated 2.4% 3.2%
Widowed 5% 5.5%
Class of workers - percentage
Class of Workers ChicagoNew York
Employee of private company 69.6% 65.4%
Federal government workers 2.5% 2.3%
Local government workers 9.1% 11.2%
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers 9.3% 9.4%
Self-employed in own incorporated business 2.3% 3.2%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 4.3% 5.7%
State government workers 2.6% 2.6%
Unpaid family workers 0.2% 0.2%
Class of workers - absolute values
Class of Workers ChicagoNew York
Employee of private company 849,082 2,143,712
Federal government workers 31,041 76,080
Local government workers 111,091 366,415
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers 112,995 306,814
Self-employed in own incorporated business 28,617 103,472
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 52,749 188,054
State government workers 31,788 85,407
Unpaid family workers 2,677 7,871
Most common male industries
Industry ChicagoNew York
Accommodation and food services 10.0% 10.2%
Administrative and support and waste management services 5.5% 4.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0.1% 0.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2.2% 3.0%
Construction 7.3% 8.8%
Educational services 6.9% 6.0%
Finance and insurance 6.0% 7.2%
Health care and social assistance 6.1% 7.6%
Information 2.5% 4.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.1% 0.1%
Manufacturing 11.2% 4.3%
Other services, except public administration 4.2% 4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.3% 9.4%
Public administration 4.1% 3.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing 2.4% 4.1%
Retail trade 9.0% 10.3%
Transportation and warehousing 8.0% 8.2%
Utilities 0.6% 0.5%
Wholesale trade 3.2% 2.9%
Most common female industries
Industry ChicagoNew York
Accommodation and food services 8.6% 5.8%
Administrative and support and waste management services 5.0% 3.4%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2.3% 2.5%
Construction 0.6% 0.9%
Educational services 12.7% 12.2%
Finance and insurance 6.2% 6.4%
Health care and social assistance 20.1% 27.5%
Information 1.8% 3.6%
Manufacturing 6.2% 3.3%
Other services, except public administration 5.8% 6.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 10.0% 8.8%
Public administration 3.9% 3.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 1.8% 2.1%
Retail trade 9.4% 9.3%
Transportation and warehousing 3.3% 2.4%
Utilities 0.3% 0.2%
Wholesale trade 1.7% 1.7%
Most common male occupations
Occupation ChicagoNew York
Architecture and engineering occupations 1.8% 1.3%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 3.0% 5.2%
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 4.6% 5.3%
Business and financial operations occupations 6.1% 5.5%
Community and social service occupations 1.0% 1.4%
Computer and mathematical occupations 4.2% 3.6%
Construction and extraction occupations 6.5% 7.9%
Education, training, and library occupations 4.1% 3.7%
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors 2.3% 2.8%
Food preparation and serving related occupations 7.8% 7.6%
Healthcare support occupations 0.7% 1.1%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 2.1% 2.0%
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 3.1% 3.7%
Law enforcement workers including supervisors 1.6% 1.2%
Legal occupations 2.0% 1.8%
Management occupations 9.8% 10.4%
Material moving occupations 4.2% 2.4%
Office and administrative support occupations 7.9% 7.8%
Personal care and service occupations 2.1% 2.6%
Production occupations 7.7% 3.3%
Sales and related occupations 9.4% 10.5%
Transportation occupations 6.7% 7.4%
Most common female occupations
Occupation ChicagoNew York
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 2.4% 4.7%
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 3.7% 4.4%
Business and financial operations occupations 7.2% 6.3%
Community and social service occupations 2.5% 2.8%
Computer and mathematical occupations 1.2% 1.4%
Education, training, and library occupations 8.4% 9.0%
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors 1.1% 0.9%
Food preparation and serving related occupations 6.0% 4.0%
Healthcare support occupations 4.3% 9.1%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 5.3% 5.4%
Health technologists and technicians 1.6% 1.7%
Legal occupations 1.8% 2.0%
Management occupations 9.4% 8.3%
Material moving occupations 1.9% 0.5%
Office and administrative support occupations 17.3% 17.0%
Personal care and service occupations 6.7% 7.0%
Production occupations 4.1% 2.1%
Sales and related occupations 11.3% 10.1%
Transportation occupations 1.4% 0.8%
Food environment data per 10,000 residents
Food environment statistics ChicagoNew York
Number of convenience stores (no gas) 1.5 0.1
Number of convenience stores (with gas) 0.9 0.6
Number of full-service restaurants 6.7 24.4
Number of grocery stores 2.8 7.1
Food environment - absolute values
Food environment statistics ChicagoNew York
Number of convenience stores (no gas) 806 22
Number of convenience stores (with gas) 490 99
Number of full-service restaurants 3,516 3,961
Number of grocery stores 1,460 1,161
Number of supercenters and club stores 23 1
Obesity and diabetes
Food environment statistics rate ChicagoNew York
Adult diabetes rate 8.4% 5.6%
Adult obesity rate 23.5% 15.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate 16.3% 13.4%
Health (county statistics)
Type Chicago New York
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) 3.5 3.6
Average weight of females (lbs) 164.3 lbs 150.1 lbs
Average weight of males (lbs) 191.3 lbs 180.1 lbs
Residents visited a dentist within the past year 69.5% 77.7%
Residents exercised in the past month 74.7% 79%
Residents keep firearms around their homes 9.8% 1.6%
Adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days 79.1% 84%
Residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives 44.9% 46.3%

Fatal vehicle accidents per 100,000 residents
Type Total count per 100,000Drunk per 100,000Fatal count per 100,000Pedestrian count per 100,000Person count per 100,000Vehicle count per 100,000
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
1975 9.0 7.5 1.0 0.1 9.8 7.9 0.0 0.0 20.9 19.7 11.3 9.3
1976 9.1 7.6 1.0 0.1 9.9 8.0 0.0 0.0 21.2 19.9 11.5 9.4
1977 8.9 7.8 2.4 0.4 9.8 8.3 0.0 0.0 23.8 20.2 12.0 9.9
1978 9.1 7.4 2.2 0.4 9.7 7.9 0.0 0.0 22.3 18.1 12.5 9.2
1979 9.2 7.3 2.8 0.3 9.8 7.7 0.0 0.0 22.7 18.4 12.0 9.7
1980 9.9 8.1 2.5 0.7 10.2 8.7 0.0 0.0 23.0 21.2 12.6 10.1
1981 8.2 9.1 2.1 1.2 8.8 9.7 0.0 0.0 20.9 23.8 11.1 11.3
1982 9.1 7.3 2.1 0.6 9.7 7.8 0.0 0.0 21.7 20.5 12.5 9.8
1983 7.8 6.7 2.9 0.6 8.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 19.3 18.1 10.6 8.8
1984 8.0 7.1 2.4 0.6 8.8 7.4 0.0 0.0 21.9 20.1 10.8 9.7
1985 8.9 6.8 2.3 1.1 9.6 7.1 0.0 0.0 24.9 19.8 12.4 9.0
1986 9.2 7.0 2.9 1.1 9.7 7.3 0.0 0.0 26.6 20.1 12.5 9.7
1987 9.8 7.8 2.7 1.8 10.5 8.3 0.0 0.0 28.5 21.0 14.1 10.6
1988 11.1 7.6 3.8 1.2 11.7 8.0 0.0 0.0 31.7 22.3 16.6 10.4
1989 10.2 8.1 3.4 1.4 11.0 8.3 0.0 0.0 28.0 22.2 13.7 10.8
1990 10.7 8.3 3.3 1.3 11.2 8.8 0.0 0.0 31.7 24.6 15.8 11.6
1991 8.4 7.5 2.7 1.5 9.0 7.9 4.3 4.6 23.5 21.1 11.7 10.2
1992 8.2 6.9 2.8 1.3 8.7 7.4 5.9 4.5 24.1 19.4 11.2 9.3
1993 7.7 6.5 2.0 1.0 8.1 6.8 4.0 4.2 23.9 18.8 11.8 8.6
1994 8.1 5.8 2.3 0.8 8.8 6.2 3.9 3.7 25.0 17.2 12.5 7.9
1995 7.9 5.9 1.9 1.0 8.6 6.2 4.4 3.9 25.5 17.7 12.3 8.2
1996 7.8 5.0 2.7 0.4 8.2 5.3 3.2 3.4 23.0 14.3 12.1 6.8
1997 8.0 5.9 2.5 0.5 9.0 6.2 4.0 3.8 24.2 16.2 11.5 7.7
1998 8.5 4.7 2.7 0.6 9.6 4.9 4.0 2.9 25.9 13.4 13.1 6.3
1999 7.4 5.0 3.4 0.4 7.8 5.2 2.6 3.5 19.6 14.5 10.9 6.9
2000 8.3 4.3 3.5 0.8 9.2 4.5 3.1 2.8 23.6 11.6 12.3 5.7
2001 6.9 4.3 3.2 1.0 7.5 4.7 3.4 2.8 20.3 11.9 10.1 5.7
2002 7.4 4.2 3.4 0.4 8.0 4.4 3.5 2.5 22.1 11.6 11.0 5.8
2003 7.4 4.0 3.3 0.4 7.8 4.3 3.4 2.6 21.6 11.2 10.7 5.5
2004 5.8 3.5 2.3 0.4 6.3 3.6 2.4 2.3 14.7 9.5 8.4 4.6
2005 6.3 3.8 2.5 0.9 6.7 4.0 2.8 2.3 16.2 10.3 9.9 5.9
2006 6.3 3.6 2.7 0.8 6.9 3.9 2.3 2.3 17.8 10.4 10.2 5.4
2007 5.9 3.2 2.7 0.7 6.8 3.3 2.1 2.1 15.9 9.3 9.5 4.8
2008 5.6 3.3 2.1 0.6 5.9 3.4 3.2 2.2 15.5 8.5 8.2 4.9
2009 5.0 3.0 2.3 0.5 5.3 3.2 1.6 2.1 15.3 7.8 8.1 4.7
2010 4.7 3.2 2.2 0.4 5.2 3.3 1.5 2.3 10.9 6.3 7.3 4.6
2011 4.0 3.1 1.6 0.4 4.4 3.3 1.8 2.2 8.9 6.3 5.9 4.3
2012 4.9 3.1 2.1 0.5 5.3 3.3 2.2 2.0 11.8 6.1 7.8 4.8
2013 4.5 3.4 2.2 0.5 4.8 3.5 1.4 2.7 10.4 6.0 7.4 5.0

Fatal vehicle accidents
Type Total countDrunkFatal countPedestrian countPerson countVehicle count
Year ChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew YorkChicagoNew York
1975 288 559 33 5 313 592 0 0 667 1,476 361 695
1976 288 559 33 5 313 592 0 0 667 1,476 361 695
1977 277 570 76 31 306 606 0 0 741 1,475 373 726
1978 281 534 68 27 300 572 0 0 685 1,310 385 664
1979 280 521 84 19 299 550 0 0 689 1,314 366 694
1980 297 572 75 50 308 615 0 0 691 1,497 380 714
1981 246 646 62 87 263 688 0 0 623 1,686 332 801
1982 269 521 62 46 288 555 0 0 643 1,457 369 696
1983 229 476 84 44 236 502 0 0 568 1,293 311 628
1984 234 507 69 43 257 533 0 0 640 1,445 314 693
1985 259 487 67 76 279 509 0 0 720 1,424 359 647
1986 264 503 83 77 279 529 0 0 764 1,452 360 698
1987 279 565 76 133 298 601 0 0 812 1,520 402 765
1988 314 556 108 88 330 582 0 0 897 1,622 470 753
1989 286 588 94 100 308 605 0 0 787 1,623 385 785
1990 299 610 92 92 312 646 0 0 883 1,802 440 850
1991 233 549 76 112 250 580 119 335 656 1,539 325 745
1992 229 507 77 92 243 543 166 327 672 1,416 314 680
1993 215 480 56 73 226 501 112 308 668 1,380 330 632
1994 226 425 64 59 247 452 109 274 700 1,263 350 583
1995 222 433 54 77 241 459 123 289 713 1,299 344 601
1996 220 368 75 31 231 390 91 251 646 1,049 340 504
1997 226 438 71 37 254 461 111 282 680 1,199 322 571
1998 239 351 77 42 268 366 111 214 725 993 367 465
1999 206 375 96 30 219 387 73 257 549 1,075 306 513
2000 239 345 102 68 265 361 89 225 684 927 356 454
2001 201 346 93 77 216 376 97 225 588 956 293 458
2002 214 340 99 32 231 359 100 205 638 938 318 470
2003 213 325 94 31 224 353 97 213 619 912 307 445
2004 166 284 66 29 179 292 68 189 420 778 240 373
2005 178 315 71 71 190 328 80 189 457 846 279 488
2006 176 301 77 62 194 323 64 189 499 854 285 442
2007 165 263 75 60 192 271 59 178 447 776 266 397
2008 158 276 60 54 168 287 91 186 439 707 233 411
2009 142 253 65 40 152 266 47 177 436 654 232 395
2010 127 261 60 33 139 269 41 185 294 514 198 377
2011 109 252 42 34 119 271 50 178 240 521 161 356
2012 134 256 57 42 145 275 59 167 319 509 213 400
2013 121 281 61 41 131 293 38 226 281 501 202 420
Police full-time law enforcement employees
Year ChicagoNew York
2003 14,777 42,128
2004 14,325 52,335
2005 14,442 53,035
2006 14,692 53,473
2007 14,736 53,848
2008 14,307 49,664
2009 13,960 50,688
2010 13,318 50,068
2011 12,799 49,401
2012 12,766 49,283
Police full-time law enforcement employees (per 1,000 residents)
Year ChicagoNew York
2003 5.4 5.2
2004 5.3 6.4
2005 5.3 6.5
2006 5.4 6.5
2007 5.2 6.6
2008 5.1 6.0
2009 4.9 6.0
2010 4.7 6.0
2011 4.7 6.0
2012 4.7 5.9
People in group quarters
Type Chicago New York
Agriculture workers' dormitories on farms 280 (0%) 50 (0%)
College dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) 15,887 (0.5%) 37,861 (0.5%)
Crews of maritime vessels 0 (0%) 18 (0%)
Dormitories 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Federal prisons and detention centers 473 (0%) 2,560 (0%)
Group homes 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Halfway houses 143 (0%) 19 (0%)
Homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children 168 (0%) 109 (0%)
Homes for the mentally ill 934 (0%) 4,104 (0.1%)
Homes for the mentally retarded 151 (0%) 4,417 (0.1%)
Homes for the physically handicapped 61 (0%) 319 (0%)
Homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse 1,674 (0.1%) 4,801 (0.1%)
Hospices or homes for chronically ill 0 (0%) 418 (0%)
Hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse 364 (0%) 1,736 (0%)
Hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill 368 (0%) 2,884 (0%)
Hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Institutions for the blind 0 (0%) 75 (0%)
Institutions for the deaf 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Job corps and vocational training facilities 17 (0%) 579 (0%)
Juvenile institutions 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) 10,565 (0.4%) 15,338 (0.2%)
Long-term care 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards 629 (0%) 4,650 (0.1%)
Military hospitals or wards for chronically ill 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military transient quarters for temporary residents 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military barracks, etc. 0 (0%) 230 (0%)
Military disciplinary barracks 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military quarters 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Military ships 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Noninstitutionalized settings 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Nursing homes 13,839 (0.5%) 42,480 (0.5%)
On base quarters 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped 0 (0%) 72 (0%)
Other group homes 1,264 (0%) 4,484 (0.1%)
Other hospitals or wards for chronically ill 368 (0%) 2,466 (0%)
Other nonhousehold living situations 2,827 (0.1%) 4,246 (0.1%)
Other noninstitutional group quarters 6,632 (0.2%) 38,850 (0.5%)
Other types of correctional institutions 0 (0%) 448 (0%)
Other workers' dormitories 12 (0%) 115 (0%)
Religious group quarters 2,484 (0.1%) 6,486 (0.1%)
Residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children 41 (0%) 91 (0%)
Schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded 0 (0%) 836 (0%)
Schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children 13 (0%) 52 (0%)
State prisons 477 (0%) 3,037 (0%)
Training schools for juvenile delinquents 90 (0%) 390 (0%)
Unknown juvenile institutions 56 (0%) 268 (0%)
Wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere 96 (0%) 825 (0%)
Wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Local government: average yearly full-time wage
Job ChicagoNew York
Airports $72,021 $0
Correction $0 $89,516
Elementary and secondary - instruction $0 $69,116
Elementary and secondary - other total $0 $39,480
Financial administration $67,575 $76,259
Firefighters $84,222 $105,638
Fire - other $100,352 $105,634
Health $76,490 $68,836
Higher education - instructional $0 $71,765
Higher education - other $0 $70,478
Hospitals $0 $68,095
Judicial and legal $73,047 $71,179
Local libraries $52,361 $50,853
Other and unallocable $70,095 $72,370
Other government administration $67,726 $73,742
Parks and recreation $0 $62,279
Police - other $40,521 $88,107
Police protection - Officers $82,099 $88,028
Sewerage $0 $77,300
Solid waste management $71,611 $81,162
Streets and highways $81,400 $82,271
Totals for government $77,839 $72,375
Transit $0 $80,649
Water supply $83,865 $77,320
Welfare $40,754 $56,893
Local government: full-time employees
Job ChicagoNew York
Airports 1,258 0
Correction 0 11,507
Elementary and secondary - instruction 0 108,957
Financial administration 1,383 3,399
Firefighters 3,097 14,034
Fire - other 1,701 1,422
Health 638 7,255
Higher education - instructional 0 2,405
Higher education - other 0 3,585
Hospitals 0 36,131
Judicial and legal 507 5,376
Local libraries 971 1,929
Other and unallocable 2,666 8,428
Other government administration 976 2,660
Parks and recreation 0 3,425
Police - other 1,481 3,566
Police protection - officers 23,897 46,233
Sewerage 0 1,864
Solid waste management 2,095 9,271
Streets and highways 1,202 4,590
Totals for government 44,647 388,469
Transit 0 45,875
Water supply 1,808 1,920
Welfare 749 21,956
Local government: part-time employees
Job ChicagoNew York
Correction 0 69
Elementary and secondary - instruction 0 9,616
Financial administration 0 138
Firefighters 0 30
Fire - other 0 4
Health 0 411
Higher education - instructional 0 5,238
Higher education - other 0 3,613
Hospitals 0 1,600
Judicial and legal 0 244
Local libraries 0 1,028
Other and unallocable 0 1,579
Other government administration 0 890
Parks and recreation 0 3,162
Police - other 793 164
Police protection - officers 0 2,107
Sewerage 0 16
Solid waste management 0 130
Streets and highways 0 239
Totals for government 793 32,330
Transit 0 351
Water supply 0 16
Welfare 0 54
Place of birth - Foreign born
Residents ChicagoNew York
All residents 21.1% 37.0%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 14.3% 30.2%
Asian residents 68.8% 70.4%
Black or African American residents 3.7% 32.7%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 23.2% 41.0%
Other race residents 41.3% 43.9%
Two or more races residents 14.4% 29.9%
White residents 22.4% 27.2%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 13.5% 22.8%
Place of birth - Native, outside of US
Residents ChicagoNew York
All residents 1.7% 3.6%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 1.7% 3.7%
Asian residents 1.7% 1.4%
Black or African American residents 0.3% 1.8%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 34.9% 12.5%
Other race residents 4.8% 8.2%
Two or more races residents 1.6% 4.9%
White residents 1.9% 3.7%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 0.8% 1.5%
Place of birth - Born in state of residence
Residents ChicagoNew York
All residents 59.5% 48.6%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 71.7% 59.6%
Asian residents 22.0% 24.1%
Black or African American residents 77.0% 55.1%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 22.2% 38.7%
Other race residents 49.1% 45.3%
Two or more races residents 68.1% 54.5%
White residents 54.5% 53.2%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 56.1% 55.5%
Place of birth - Born in other state
Residents ChicagoNew York
All residents 17.7% 10.8%
American Indian / Alaska Native residents 12.3% 6.5%
Asian residents 7.4% 4.1%
Black or African American residents 19.0% 10.4%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents 19.7% 7.9%
Other race residents 4.7% 2.6%
Two or more races residents 15.9% 10.7%
White residents 21.2% 16.0%
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents 29.7% 20.1%
English speakers (speaking English at home)
Type Chicago New York
Born in the United States residents 91.2% 87.8%
Foreign born residents 9.6% 23.7%
Native, born elsewhere residents 22.9% 22.4%
Total residents 64.3% 51%
Mechanisms of suicide
Mechanism ChicagoNew York
Suicides from 2000 to 2006 2,688 882
Cut / Pierce 70 32
Drowning 47 30
Fall 134 265
Firearm 962 98
Poisoning 464 181
Suffocation 840 220
Mechanisms of suicide per 1,000,000 residents
Mechanism ChicagoNew York
Suicides from 2000 to 2006 72.2 79.8
Cut / Pierce 1.9 2.9
Drowning 1.3 2.7
Fall 3.6 24.0
Firearm 25.8 8.9
Poisoning 12.5 16.4
Suffocation 22.6 19.9
Infrastructure
Type Chicago New York
Hospitals 86 58
TV stations 22 29
Arenas or stadiums 7 5
Bank branches located here 740 487
Bank institutions located here 99 87
Main business address for public companies 110 395
Drinking water stations with no reported violations in the past 22 5
Drinking water stations with reported violations in the past 16 12

Schools

School facilities
Type Chicago New York
Private elementary/middle schools 310 98
Private high schools 69 50
Public elementary/middle schools 536 234
Public high schools 102 86
Colleges/Universities 90 97
National Bridge Inventory
Type Chicago New York
Number of bridges 1,240 2,705
Total costs $1,360,943,000 $47,555,554,000
Total average daily traffic 66,014,231 115,803,475
Total average daily truck traffic 3,883,403 4,032,911
Length of all bridges 43,386 feet 168,806 feet
Government finances - Expenditure (per resident)
Type Chicago New York
Construction general public buildings $1,218,000 ($0.45) $189,087,000 ($22.50)
Current operations police protection $1,163,049,000 ($427.78) $3,872,293,000 ($460.67)
Current operations parks and recreation $72,413,000 ($26.63) $515,760,000 ($61.36)
Current operations regular highways $182,683,000 ($67.19) $173,598,000 ($20.65)
Current operations financial administration $59,745,000 ($21.98) $375,359,000 ($44.66)
Current operations housing and community development $106,617,000 ($39.22) $2,902,621,000 ($345.31)
Current operations judicial and legal services $33,684,000 ($12.39) $527,154,000 ($62.71)
Current operations protective inspection and regulation NEC $41,280,000 ($15.18) $195,821,000 ($23.30)
Current operations central staff services $59,363,000 ($21.83) $181,916,000 ($21.64)
Current operations general public buildings $37,697,000 ($13.87) $106,551,000 ($12.68)
Current operations sewerage $61,988,000 ($22.80) $288,030,000 ($34.27)
Current operations solid waste management $182,724,000 ($67.21) $1,002,272,000 ($119.24)
Current operations general other $917,688,000 ($337.54) $6,864,232,000 ($816.60)
Current operations elementary and secondary education $0 ($0) $14,670,655,000 ($1,745)
Employee retirement corporate bonds $1,619,346,000 ($595.62) $21,244,833,000 ($2,527)
Employee retirement total cash and deposits $503,545,000 ($185.21) $2,538,707,000 ($302.02)
Employee retirement benefit payments $1,233,972,000 ($453.87) $7,501,415,000 ($892.41)
General interest on debt $756,221,000 ($278.15) $3,204,968,000 ($381.28)
Other capital outlay general other $69,058,000 ($25.40) $70,119,000 ($8.34)
Total salaries and wages $2,488,691,000 ($915.37) $25,012,586,000 ($2,976)
Government finances - Revenue (per resident)
Type Chicago New York
Charges parks and recreation $0 ($0) $62,727,000 ($7.46)
Charges all other $80,439,000 ($29.59) $512,597,000 ($60.98)
Charges sewerage 143,537,000 (52.80) 1,143,424,000 (136.03)
Miscellaneous general revenue NEC $43,798,000 ($16.11) $1,369,402,000 ($162.91)
Miscellaneous interest earnings $248,443,000 ($91.38) $1,153,191,000 ($137.19)
Miscellaneous rents $4,138,000 ($1.52) $80,537,000 ($9.58)
State intergovernmental highways $94,663,000 ($34.82) $294,043,000 ($34.98)
Tax property $428,876,000 ($157.75) $12,753,736,000 ($1,517)
Tax NEC $175,020,000 ($64.37) $610,697,000 ($72.65)
Government finances - Cash and securities (per resident)
Type Chicago New York
Employee retirement total federal securities $1,001,337,000 ($368.30) $5,533,908,000 ($658.34)
Employee retirement total other securities $3,450,856,000 ($1,269) $28,168,633,000 ($3,351)
Sinking funds cash and securities $5,022,795,000 ($1,847) $16,405,045,000 ($1,952)
Taxpayer migration
Type Chicago New York
Moved from other counties 70,546 (3.5%) 68,786 (10.3%)
Moved from other counties - average AGI $46,108 $63,651
Moved to other counties 78,763 (3.9%) 67,039 (10.1%)
Moved to other counties - average AGI $54,782 $81,374
Moved from foreign countries 711 (0%) 1,246 (0.2%)
Moved from foreign countries - average AGI $558.03 $1,709
Moved to foreign countries 1,362 (0.1%) 2,992 (0.5%)
Moved to foreign countries - average AGI $1,216 $5,479

Mortgage loans

HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 3,866 5,891
2000 4,075 6,340
2001 4,014 6,528
2002 5,166 8,719
2003 6,911 10,243
2004 10,997 13,781
2005 12,991 14,707
2006 12,836 15,912
2007 7,456 15,061
2008 3,131 8,574
2009 1,391 3,377
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 7,501 11,926
2000 8,763 13,707
2001 7,090 10,631
2002 7,745 11,771
2003 10,485 14,863
2004 14,761 20,738
2005 24,041 29,499
2006 29,365 37,583
2007 17,767 30,997
2008 8,601 17,112
2009 3,506 8,288
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 3,981 5,127
2000 4,022 5,046
2001 3,860 5,292
2002 4,202 7,171
2003 5,590 8,651
2004 6,732 13,023
2005 11,850 19,785
2006 11,049 18,093
2007 5,491 10,484
2008 3,004 6,239
2009 1,409 3,731
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 1,079 2,111
2000 1,447 1,621
2001 1,276 1,589
2002 1,837 2,225
2003 1,845 2,635
2004 2,193 3,695
2005 3,103 6,100
2006 3,395 5,113
2007 2,429 3,655
2008 1,246 2,998
2009 577 1,625
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Loans Originated
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 30,791 44,837
2000 33,970 40,914
2001 34,290 41,810
2002 38,926 48,591
2003 44,405 57,958
2004 56,159 69,872
2005 73,401 78,422
2006 64,643 76,680
2007 42,043 59,168
2008 21,666 35,317
2009 12,387 22,450
HMDA - Conventional home purchase loans - Average value
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 $160,335 $197,334
2000 $170,882 $222,925
2001 $182,473 $239,799
2002 $196,213 $270,571
2003 $207,872 $287,499
2004 $206,167 $316,294
2005 $200,010 $337,666
2006 $203,257 $358,525
2007 $239,708 $419,988
2008 $286,402 $450,184
2009 $267,789 $386,335
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 320 502
2000 491 513
2001 371 492
2002 409 424
2003 268 219
2004 186 137
2005 103 63
2006 65 26
2007 57 36
2008 278 210
2009 518 427
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 1,257 1,333
2000 1,094 1,270
2001 863 1,135
2002 743 766
2003 613 516
2004 484 336
2005 281 121
2006 206 86
2007 321 137
2008 1,385 1,118
2009 2,045 1,972
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 703 1,453
2000 756 1,735
2001 835 1,614
2002 637 1,106
2003 416 905
2004 298 509
2005 126 146
2006 119 94
2007 98 183
2008 594 872
2009 903 1,403
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 182 316
2000 144 318
2001 155 185
2002 175 189
2003 230 164
2004 136 94
2005 76 34
2006 20 22
2007 20 12
2008 183 168
2009 469 437
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Loans Originated
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 6,620 6,682
2000 5,531 5,679
2001 5,061 5,319
2002 4,084 3,548
2003 2,782 3,833
2004 1,407 1,305
2005 742 362
2006 484 265
2007 505 346
2008 2,593 1,807
2009 5,671 3,943
HMDA - FHA, FSA/RHS & VA home purchase loans - Average Value
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 $125,631 $194,362
2000 $131,682 $209,052
2001 $142,680 $230,082
2002 $151,148 $266,277
2003 $165,226 $274,594
2004 $171,570 $311,026
2005 $178,695 $337,571
2006 $193,535 $404,890
2007 $204,781 $410,537
2008 $212,574 $446,347
2009 $213,018 $398,753
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications approved, not accepted
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 1,314 1,763
2000 1,843 2,350
2001 2,443 3,883
2002 2,476 5,365
2003 2,545 4,490
2004 2,258 3,813
2005 1,380 2,432
2006 945 1,610
2007 1,665 1,580
2008 3,998 3,621
2009 1,038 992
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications denied
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 879 1,052
2000 909 771
2001 566 685
2002 506 707
2003 488 558
2004 331 477
2005 174 199
2006 155 154
2007 415 371
2008 1,437 1,694
2009 495 735
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Applications withdrawn
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 527 413
2000 465 324
2001 440 312
2002 766 883
2003 735 1,107
2004 845 1,138
2005 505 733
2006 356 422
2007 740 634
2008 904 762
2009 264 364
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Files closed for incompleteness
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 165 200
2000 209 195
2001 110 184
2002 92 262
2003 67 73
2004 116 220
2005 85 214
2006 26 82
2007 69 75
2008 364 251
2009 129 140
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Loans originated
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 11,061 11,116
2000 11,369 9,721
2001 11,463 10,880
2002 12,891 10,866
2003 12,772 11,304
2004 9,372 9,111
2005 6,234 5,110
2006 5,822 3,755
2007 10,572 5,359
2008 7,727 5,403
2009 2,204 1,433
PMIC - Conventional home purchase loans - Average value
Year ChicagoNew York
1999 $153,338 $178,749
2000 $159,806 $193,082
2001 $172,686 $213,291
2002 $182,594 $236,507
2003 $197,703 $263,312
2004 $201,479 $277,037
2005 $213,373 $266,686
2006 $223,846 $274,194
2007 $233,360 $332,640
2008 $252,599 $359,032
2009 $259,733 $305,360

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