StatisticEast Garfield ParkChicagoIllinois
Population density (sq mi)10,41211,938228
Median age31.333.937.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in East Garfield Park is 13% lower than Chicago
  • The median age in East Garfield Park is 8% lower than Chicago
  • In East Garfield Park 6.21% of the population is White
  • In East Garfield Park 90.26% of the population is Black
  • In East Garfield Park 0.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics


      East Garfield Park population breakdown by race

      RaceEast Garfield ParkChicagoIllinois
      American Indian0.07%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race1.30%2.52%2.34%
      Other race1.76%11.44%5.86%
      In East Garfield Park, 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      East Garfield Park age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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