Chatham demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)10,13711,938222
Median age39.833.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

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  • 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 African American.
  • In Chatham 0.29% of the population is Asian.

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Chatham population breakdown by race

African American96.66%30.95%14.30%
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.

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Chatham age breakdown

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