CITY LANDING: About Chicago

Learn more about the city of Chicago by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Chicago will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Chicago. You can also view apartments for rent in Chicago, IL by clicking the link and search box below.

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Chicago Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 15.16%
    10-17: 10.97%
    18-29: 20.82%
    30-39: 16.58%
    40-49: 13.54%
    50-64: 12.59%
    65 & Over: 10.34%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 227.13 sq mi
    Total Population: 2,856,072
    Population Density Ranking (National): 92nd percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 85th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 18th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 52nd percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $38,259
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $51,147
    Median Income Ranking (National): 43rd percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 36th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 47th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 40th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 36th percentile
    Single: 64th percentile
    Married With Children: 18th percentile
    Married With No Children: 19th percentile
    Single With Children: 12th percentile
    Single With No Children: 52nd percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 17.94 : 1

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