Near West Side demographics profile

StatisticNear West SideChicagoIllinois
Population density (sq mi)10,24711,915231
Median age31.733.437.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Speak Englishn/a64%78%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

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  • The population density in Near West Side is 14% lower than Chicago.
  • The median age in Near West Side is 5% lower than Chicago.
  • In Near West Side 48.64% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Near West Side 31.17% of the population is African American.
  • In Near West Side 15.00% of the population is Asian.

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Near West Side population breakdown by race

RaceNear West SideChicagoIllinois
African American31.17%31.85%14.37%
American Indian0.12%0.27%0.22%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race2.42%2.23%2.16%
Other race2.60%11.48%5.84%
In Near West Side, 28.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Near West Side age breakdown

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Source: The Near West Side, Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.