StatisticChathamChicagoIllinois
Population30,7602,714,01712,671,821
Population density (sq mi)10,13711,938228
Median age39.833.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chatham is 15% lower than Chicago
  • The median age in Chatham is 17% higher than Chicago
  • In Chatham 1.56% of the population is White
  • In Chatham 96.66% of the population is Black
  • In Chatham 0.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics

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      Chatham population breakdown by race

      RaceChathamChicagoIllinois
      White1.56%48.69%72.14%
      Black96.66%30.95%14.30%
      Asian0.29%6.09%5.10%
      American Indian0.04%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race1.08%2.52%2.34%
      Other race0.32%11.44%5.86%
      In Chatham, 29.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Chatham age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Chatham, Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).