StatisticWest TownChicagoIllinois
Population84,9952,714,01712,671,821
Population density (sq mi)18,81911,938228
Median age32.433.937.4
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Town is 58% higher than Chicago
  • The median age in West Town is 4% lower than Chicago
  • In West Town 74.81% of the population is White
  • In West Town 8.33% of the population is Black
  • In West Town 4.15% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics

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      West Town population breakdown by race

      RaceWest TownChicagoIllinois
      White74.81%48.69%72.14%
      Black8.33%30.95%14.30%
      Asian4.15%6.09%5.10%
      American Indian0.21%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race3.44%2.52%2.34%
      Other race9.06%11.44%5.86%
      In West Town, 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

      West Town age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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