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Races in Chicago, Illinois (IL) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Chicago, IL (2009)

  • White alone - 949,671 (33.3%)
  • Black alone - 935,960 (32.8%)
  • Hispanic - 779,218 (27.3%)
  • Asian alone - 148,619 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 28,187 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 4,688 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3,910 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 249 (0.01%)

Races in Chicago, IL (2000)

  • Black alone - 1,053,739 (36.4%)
  • White alone - 907,166 (31.3%)
  • Hispanic - 753,644 (26.0%)
  • Asian alone - 124,437 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 47,474 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 4,331 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4,253 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 972 (0.03%)

2009 2000

Races in Illinois (2009)

  • White alone - 8,319,709 (64.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,969,773 (15.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,854,264 (14.4%)
  • Asian alone - 561,160 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 167,212 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 21,837 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15,083 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,370 (0.01%)

Races in Illinois (2000)

  • White alone - 8,424,140 (67.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,856,152 (14.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,530,262 (12.3%)
  • Asian alone - 419,916 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 153,996 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 13,479 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 18,232 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3,116 (0.03%)


English speakers - Total:

65.7% of residents of Chicago speak English at home.
23.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English less than very well).
11.0% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

90.8% of residents of Chicago speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English less than very well).
3.1% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

21.0% of residents of Chicago speak English at home.
69.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English less than very well).
9.4% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

9.2% of residents of Chicago speak English at home.
53.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (26% speak English very well, 74% speak English less than very well).
37.4% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English less than very well).


White - Speak only English
Native:

80.6% (763,313)
Foreign born:

9.8% (28,686)
White - Speak another language
Native:

19.4% (184,242)
Foreign born:

90.2% (263,779)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

98.3% (835,626)
Foreign born:

29.0% (8,202)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

1.7% (14,135)
Foreign born:

71.0% (20,108)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

34.6% (2,262)
Foreign born:

100.0% (2,049)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

51.1% (21,242)
Foreign born:

10.4% (10,228)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

48.9% (20,317)
Foreign born:

89.6% (88,578)

Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander - Speak only English
Native:

60.4% (407)
Foreign born:

49.5% (94)
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander - Speak another language
Native:

39.6% (267)
Foreign born:

50.5% (96)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

17.8% (31,452)
Foreign born:

3.7% (5,895)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

82.2% (145,172)
Foreign born:

96.3% (153,477)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

78.7% (24,264)
Foreign born:

13.0% (662)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

21.3% (6,549)
Foreign born:

87.0% (4,427)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

92.6% (707,636)
Foreign born:

18.0% (24,802)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

7.4% (56,178)
Foreign born:

82.0% (113,047)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

25.6% (96,778)
Foreign born:

3.2% (10,325)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

74.4% (281,639)
Foreign born:

96.8% (310,159)

628,903 residents are foreign born , , (12.2% Latin America5.0% Europe3.9% Asia).

This city:  21.7%
Illinois:  12.3%

Median age by place of birth - Chicago

Place of birth - Chicago
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Chicago
Black or African American

Place of birth - Chicago
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Chicago
Asian

Place of birth - Chicago
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Chicago
Other race

Place of birth - Chicago
Two or more races

Place of birth - Chicago
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Chicago
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - Chicago

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Chicago

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Chicago

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Chicago

Place of birth by age - Chicago

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.4%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 6.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

76.9% (15,098)
Unmarried:

23.1% (4,532)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

38.1% (133,726)
Unmarried:

61.9% (217,468)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 59.1%
  • Now married: 23.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 18.0%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

21.1% (3,249)
Unmarried:

78.9% (12,142)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

19.3% (46,790)
Unmarried:

80.7% (195,810)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 11.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

127.3% (22)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

45.3% (889)
Unmarried:

51.6% (1,012)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 3.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

92.8% (2,652)
Unmarried:

7.2% (206)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

41.4% (17,726)
Unmarried:

58.6% (25,083)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 54.6%
  • Now married: 23.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 51.1%
  • Now married: 27.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

54.5% (30)
Unmarried:

45.5% (25)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

25.3% (71)
Unmarried:

74.7% (210)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 46.0%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 4.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

70.2% (5,348)
Unmarried:

29.8% (2,265)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

41.9% (40,269)
Unmarried:

58.1% (55,874)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 59.7%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 7.2%
Females:
  • Never married: 57.4%
  • Now married: 26.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

22.8% (191)
Unmarried:

77.2% (648)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

27.0% (2,795)
Unmarried:

73.0% (7,540)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 7.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

89.3% (11,740)
Unmarried:

10.7% (1,412)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

36.7% (96,804)
Unmarried:

63.3% (166,997)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 4.8%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

61.5% (8,820)
Unmarried:

38.5% (5,521)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

41.8% (78,938)
Unmarried:

58.2% (109,975)

Ancestries in Chicago
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 1,734,057 (59.9%)
  • Polish - 210,421 (7.3%)
  • Irish - 191,998 (6.6%)
  • German - 189,618 (6.5%)
  • Italian - 101,903 (3.5%)
  • English - 57,579 (2.0%)
  • United States - 38,779 (1.3%)
  • Subsaharan African - 36,985 (1.3%)
  • Russian - 28,845 (1.0%)
  • Swedish - 24,882 (0.9%)
  • French - 24,180 (0.8%)
  • Greek - 18,249 (0.6%)
  • Czech - 17,086 (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian - 15,383 (0.5%)
  • Arab - 14,971 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian - 14,890 (0.5%)
  • Scottish - 14,285 (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian - 13,579 (0.5%)
  • Dutch - 11,906 (0.4%)
  • West Indian - 11,698 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 11,142 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian - 9,418 (0.3%)
  • Slovak - 6,238 (0.2%)
  • Danish - 5,922 (0.2%)
  • Welsh - 5,226 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian - 5,013 (0.2%)
  • Swiss - 3,008 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese - 915 (0.03%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 1,095,227 (83.7%)
  • Black or African American: 762,621 (81.8%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 5,805 (85.9%)
  • Asian: 116,719 (78.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 522 (59.3%)
  • Other race: 318,564 (87.6%)
  • Two or more races: 35,842 (84.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 771,953 (82.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 666,293 (87.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 151,767 (11.6%)
  • Black or African American: 155,189 (16.6%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 871 (12.9%)
  • Asian: 18,164 (12.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 214 (24.3%)
  • Other race: 37,821 (10.4%)
  • Two or more races: 5,357 (12.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 112,968 (12.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 80,696 (10.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 14,619 (1.1%)
  • Black or African American: 4,056 (0.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 75 (1.1%)
  • Asian: 2,434 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 122 (13.8%)
  • Other race: 387 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races: 437 (1.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 12,680 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2,609 (0.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 36,537 (2.8%)
  • Black or African American: 9,183 (1.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 71 (1.0%)
  • Asian: 4,373 (3.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 14 (1.6%)
  • Other race: 4,225 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races: 609 (1.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 32,998 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7,383 (1.0%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 10,862 (0.8%)
  • Black or African American: 1,385 (0.1%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 5 (0.1%)
  • Asian: 6,202 (4.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 9 (1.0%)
  • Other race: 2,646 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races: 206 (0.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 7,813 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5,719 (0.7%)
Children Nativity - Chicago, IL
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 61,944 • Foreign born: 314 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 44,272 • Foreign born: 2,196 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 17,583 • Foreign born: 60 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 86,838 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 20,543 • Foreign born: 515 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 92,027 • Foreign born: 733 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 71,661 • Foreign born: 13,278 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 21,923 • Foreign born: 1,083 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 148,914 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 37,184 • Foreign born: 28,490 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 119,825
  • Europe: 111,279
  • Eastern Europe: 82,812
  • Eastern Asia: 40,066
  • South Central Asia: 24,351
  • Western Europe: 9,932
  • Northern Europe: 9,273
  • Southern Europe: 9,030
  • Europe, n.e.c.: 232

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • Poland: 46,941
  • China: 24,968
  • India: 15,258
  • Ukraine: 8,065
  • Korea: 7,999
  • Romania: 6,752
  • Germany: 6,114
  • Italy: 4,403
  • Yugoslavia: 4,269
  • Russia: 4,082
  • Ireland: 3,587
  • Greece: 3,144
  • Hong Kong: 2,931
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2,927
  • England: 2,111
  • Japan: 2,015
  • Croatia: 1,845
  • Taiwan: 1,529
  • Bulgaria: 1,452
  • Serbia: 1,435
  • Iran: 1,431
  • France: 1,320
  • Albania: 1,255
  • Lithuania: 1,209
  • Spain: 1,168
  • Austria: 1,064
  • Other Eastern Europe: 956
  • Netherlands: 886
  • Belarus: 793
  • Other Eastern Asia: 624
  • Bangladesh: 608
  • Czechoslovakia: 540
  • Latvia: 494
  • Moldova: 463
  • Hungary: 450
  • Belgium: 410
  • Afghanistan: 318
  • Macedonia: 317
  • Portugal: 315
  • Denmark: 278
  • Sweden: 227
  • Scotland: 207
  • Other Northern Europe: 189
  • Switzerland: 138
  • Norway: 50

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

73.6% (5,081)
60 years and over:

26.4% (1,821)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

43.4% (7,702)
60 years and over:

56.6% (10,054)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

60.3% (10,336)
60 years and over:

39.7% (6,793)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

48.6% (9,735)
60 years and over:

51.4% (10,291)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - American Indian / Alaska Native:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

91.0% (71)
60 years and over:

9.0% (7)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

83.0% (44)
60 years and over:

17.0% (9)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Asian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

23.2% (255)
60 years and over:

76.8% (843)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

22.2% (1,038)
60 years and over:

77.8% (3,643)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

66.3% (3,316)
60 years and over:

33.7% (1,683)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

54.5% (6,301)
60 years and over:

45.5% (5,251)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Two or more races:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

59.7% (245)
60 years and over:

39.5% (162)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

68.6% (224)
60 years and over:

31.5% (103)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

77.3% (2,595)
60 years and over:

22.7% (764)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

38.0% (2,817)
60 years and over:

62.0% (4,588)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

68.0% (5,977)
60 years and over:

32.0% (2,819)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

51.0% (11,539)
60 years and over:

49.0% (11,100)

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