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Chicago Demographics

Population
  2000 2006-2008 est. Change  
Chicago 2,896,016 2,725,206 -170,810 -5.8%
White 1,215,315 1,089,524 -128,791 -10.6%
African American 1,065,009 944,152 -120,857 -11.3%
Hispanic 753,644 758,877 5,233 0.7%
Asian & Pacific Islander 125,974 134,736 8,762 6.9%
Native American 10,290 5,946 -4,344 -42.2%
Other race 393,203 506,100 112,897 28.7%
Two or more races 84,437 46,432 -38,005 45%
2006-2008 Estimates
Cook County 5,287,037
Metro Area 9,569,624
Illinois 14,856,661
Gender (2006-2008 Estimates)
Male 1,333,779 48.9%
Female 1,391,427 51.1%
Median Age 33.9
Households
Total Households 1,182,326
Average Household size 2.61
Average Family Size 3.53
Vital Statistics
Births (2008) 45,389
Deaths 2007 19,824
Marriages 1998 30,945
Divorces filed 1999 10,041
Crime Rates per 100,000 people
Chicago Population 2,725,206
Homicide 15.6
Forcible Rape N/A
Robbery 555.6
Burglary 881
Aggravated Assault 624.4
Larceny-Theft 2901.5
Grand Theft Auto 782.9