North Chicago demographics profile

StatisticNorth ChicagoIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)3,75622291
Median age24.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English67%77%79%
Speak Spanish26%13%13%
North Chicago, IL has a population of 30,023 and is the 1,430th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,756 per sq mi which is 1590% higher than the Illinois average and 4046% higher than the national average. The median age in North Chicago is 24 which is approximately 36% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In North Chicago, 33% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 67% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 36% of North Chicago residents were born in Illinois, 45% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in North Chicago is 1590% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in North Chicago is 36% lower than Illinois.
  • In North Chicago 54.98% of the population is White.
  • In North Chicago 28.09% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In North Chicago 4.27% of the population is Asian.

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North Chicago population breakdown by race

RaceNorth ChicagoIllinoisNational
Black or African American28.09%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.26%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.30%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.24%2.34%3.06%
Other race7.85%5.86%4.75%
In North Chicago, 31.1% 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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Source: The North Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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