StatisticNorth ChicagoIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)3,75622891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in North Chicago is 1547% 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
  • In North Chicago 4.27% of the population is Asian

Compare North Chicago, IL Demographics


      North Chicago population breakdown by race

      RaceNorth ChicagoIllinoisNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      North Chicago age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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