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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cook County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 173,841

5 to 9 years : 165,012

10 to 14 years : 171,105

15 to 17 years : 104,774

18 and 19 years : 70,331

20 years : 36,433

21 years : 35,010

22 to 24 years : 111,546

25 to 29 years : 214,754

30 to 34 years : 204,813

35 to 39 years : 174,819

40 to 44 years : 177,766

45 to 49 years : 169,215

50 to 54 years : 173,067

55 to 59 years : 153,346

60 and 61 years : 55,696

62 to 64 years : 75,548

65 and 66 years : 40,000

67 to 69 years : 51,816

70 to 74 years : 63,622

75 to 79 years : 46,545

80 to 84 years : 34,944

85 years and over : 30,089

Female:

Under 5 years : 167,747

5 to 9 years : 164,961

10 to 14 years : 160,418

15 to 17 years : 101,222

18 and 19 years : 67,498

20 years : 33,788

21 years : 35,863

22 to 24 years : 115,753

25 to 29 years : 219,859

30 to 34 years : 207,355

35 to 39 years : 181,333

40 to 44 years : 176,370

45 to 49 years : 175,458

50 to 54 years : 185,115

55 to 59 years : 172,422

60 and 61 years : 62,354

62 to 64 years : 85,059

65 and 66 years : 48,977

67 to 69 years : 59,695

70 to 74 years : 84,980

75 to 79 years : 66,747

80 to 84 years : 55,102

85 years and over : 64,926


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cook County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,037,546

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 40,235

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 35,728

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 520,152

Not a U.S. citizen : 593,433


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 318,477

5 to 17 years : 759,706

18 to 24 years : 355,849

25 to 34 years : 452,686

35 to 44 years : 348,122

45 to 54 years : 380,650

55 to 59 years : 171,595

60 and 61 years : 59,211

62 to 64 years : 76,238

65 to 74 years : 152,382

75 years and over : 141,806

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 13,891

5 to 17 years : 48,584

18 to 24 years : 66,689

25 to 34 years : 161,676

35 to 44 years : 106,972

45 to 54 years : 112,631

55 to 59 years : 62,771

60 and 61 years : 24,718

62 to 64 years : 38,145

65 to 74 years : 97,737

75 years and over : 87,010

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 2,483

5 to 17 years : 8,069

18 to 24 years : 6,136

25 to 34 years : 10,335

35 to 44 years : 9,604

45 to 54 years : 11,887

55 to 59 years : 6,511

60 and 61 years : 2,746

62 to 64 years : 3,941

65 to 74 years : 8,613

75 years and over : 5,638

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 6,737

5 to 17 years : 51,133

18 to 24 years : 77,548

25 to 34 years : 222,084

35 to 44 years : 245,590

45 to 54 years : 197,687

55 to 59 years : 84,891

60 and 61 years : 31,375

62 to 64 years : 42,283

65 to 74 years : 90,358

75 years and over : 63,899


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cook County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,172,691

Now married, except separated : 766,100

Divorced : 210,135

Separated : 45,196

Widowed : 118,042

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 281,478

Now married, except separated : 318,587

Divorced : 85,449

Separated : 16,415

Widowed : 68,741

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 22,994

Now married, except separated : 27,958

Divorced : 8,880

Separated : 2,377

Widowed : 5,107

Foreign born:

Never married : 261,771

Now married, except separated : 649,535

Divorced : 73,265

Separated : 29,298

Widowed : 59,991


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Cook County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 427,715

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 412,468

$10,000 to $14,999 : 178,588

$15,000 to $24,999 : 277,722

$25,000 to $34,999 : 220,164

$35,000 to $49,999 : 248,754

$50,000 to $64,999 : 187,953

$65,000 to $74,999 : 85,897

$75,000 or more : 272,903

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 66,562

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 117,007

$10,000 to $14,999 : 65,546

$15,000 to $24,999 : 94,766

$25,000 to $34,999 : 70,135

$35,000 to $49,999 : 90,179

$50,000 to $64,999 : 76,010

$65,000 to $74,999 : 35,670

$75,000 or more : 154,795

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 9,071

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 13,892

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8,159

$15,000 to $24,999 : 10,864

$25,000 to $34,999 : 7,223

$35,000 to $49,999 : 6,604

$50,000 to $64,999 : 4,527

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,063

$75,000 or more : 4,913

Foreign born:

No income : 196,856

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 160,957

$10,000 to $14,999 : 97,699

$15,000 to $24,999 : 190,742

$25,000 to $34,999 : 130,718

$35,000 to $49,999 : 113,826

$50,000 to $64,999 : 67,922

$65,000 to $74,999 : 26,250

$75,000 or more : 88,890


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Cook County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 27,883

Born in other state of the United States : 35,588

Native; born outside the United States : 21,294

Foreign born : 24,203


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Under 3 years : 200,003

3 and 4 years : 141,297

5 years : 65,481

6 to 8 years : 198,062

9 to 11 years : 200,039

12 to 14 years : 197,198

15 to 17 years : 204,690


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Cook County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 173,224

$10,000 to $14,999 : 100,484

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102,352

$20,000 to $24,999 : 99,468

$25,000 to $29,999 : 95,807

$30,000 to $34,999 : 94,552

$35,000 to $39,999 : 86,383

$40,000 to $44,999 : 86,105

$45,000 to $49,999 : 74,983

$50,000 to $59,999 : 144,354

$60,000 to $74,999 : 188,453

$75,000 to $99,999 : 225,526

$100,000 to $124,999 : 154,301

$125,000 to $149,999 : 90,330

$150,000 to $199,999 : 101,475

$200,000 or more : 113,727


(updated 2013)



Ancestries in Cook County, Illinois

  • Other Groups: 2,822,070   (54.0%)
  • German: 543,713   (10.4%)
  • Irish: 505,830   (9.7%)
  • Polish: 456,902   (8.7%)
  • Unclassified Or Not Reported: 369,785   (7.1%)
  • Italian: 300,088   (5.7%)
  • English: 155,228   (3.0%)
  • American: 121,878   (2.3%)
  • Swedish: 73,685   (1.4%)
  • Russian: 69,705   (1.3%)
  • Arab: 61,740   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 59,330   (1.1%)
  • Greek: 53,209   (1.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 52,009   (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 43,505   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 43,273   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 38,840   (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 37,746   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 37,654   (0.7%)
  • European: 35,112   (0.7%)
  • African: 29,991   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 29,651   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 22,314   (0.4%)
  • West Indian (except Hispanic Groups): 22,020   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 20,014   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 18,588   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 18,054   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 16,235   (0.3%)
  • Assyrian/chaldean/syriac: 15,673   (0.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 15,414   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 14,823   (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 14,491   (0.3%)
  • Serbian: 14,058   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 13,493   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 13,418   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 13,163   (0.3%)
  • British: 11,035   (0.2%)
  • Other Arab: 10,489   (0.2%)
  • Jamaican: 10,415   (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 10,309   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 9,423   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 9,346   (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 8,186   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 7,500   (0.1%)
  • Albanian: 6,105   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5,747   (0.1%)
  • Iraqi: 5,628   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 5,612   (0.1%)
  • Haitian: 5,593   (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 5,246   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 5,108   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 5,076   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5,057   (0.1%)
  • Jordanian: 4,961   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 4,943   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 4,507   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 4,436   (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 4,256   (0.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 3,786   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 3,739   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 3,291   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 3,205   (0.1%)
  • Belizean: 3,181   (0.1%)
  • Syrian: 3,155   (0.1%)
  • Ghanaian: 2,964   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 2,644   (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 2,617   (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 2,588   (0.0%)
  • Israeli: 2,538   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 2,428   (0.0%)
  • Other Subsaharan African: 2,215   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 2,116   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 1,781   (0.0%)
  • West Indian: 1,466   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 1,455   (0.0%)
  • Somalian: 1,024   (0.0%)
  • Sudanese: 852   (0.0%)
  • South African: 724   (0.0%)
  • Trinidadian And Tobagonian: 655   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 628   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 581   (0.0%)
  • Estonian: 465   (0.0%)
  • Bahamian: 419   (0.0%)
  • Guyanese: 392   (0.0%)
  • Afghan: 386   (0.0%)
  • Icelander: 363   (0.0%)
  • German Russian: 355   (0.0%)
  • Ugandan: 310   (0.0%)
  • Kenyan: 273   (0.0%)
  • Liberian: 265   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 236   (0.0%)
  • Basque: 226   (0.0%)
  • Maltese: 225   (0.0%)
  • British West Indian: 201   (0.0%)
  • Barbadian: 186   (0.0%)
  • Soviet Union: 151   (0.0%)
  • Cypriot: 150   (0.0%)
  • Cajun: 134   (0.0%)
  • Senegalese: 118   (0.0%)
  • Alsatian: 86   (0.0%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 78   (0.0%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 65   (0.0%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 48   (0.0%)
  • Zimbabwean: 41   (0.0%)
  • Bermudan: 35   (0.0%)
  • U.s. Virgin Islander: 22   (0.0%)
  • Cape Verdean: 19   (0.0%)

(updated 2013)



Total Population In Cook County, Illinois is 5,227,094



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Cook County, Illinois: 2,534,092
Female Population in Cook County, Illinois: 2,693,002


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cook County, Illinois: 34.4
Median Female Resident Age in Cook County, Illinois: 36.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cook County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

38.5

Male

37.3

Female

39.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.7

Male

31.7

Female

37.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

29.6

Male

29.4

Female

29.8

Asian


Both sexes

34.7

Male

33.9

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.1

Male

32.0

Female

32.1

Other


Both sexes

27.0

Male

27.0

Female

26.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.3

Male

22.7

Female

23.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.3

Female

27.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.9

Male

40.4

Female

43.5


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 200,976

No health insurance coverage : 5,549

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 385,678

No health insurance coverage : 21,419

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 170,333

No health insurance coverage : 80,594

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 279,021

No health insurance coverage : 137,706

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 254,943

No health insurance coverage : 95,540

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 261,740

No health insurance coverage : 77,151

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 230,847

No health insurance coverage : 50,083

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 149,210

No health insurance coverage : 4,002

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 106,465

No health insurance coverage : 1,409

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 193,769

No health insurance coverage : 6,805

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 373,837

No health insurance coverage : 19,636

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 192,867

No health insurance coverage : 59,716

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 333,622

No health insurance coverage : 93,228

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 283,974

No health insurance coverage : 72,702

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 289,022

No health insurance coverage : 69,982

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 261,045

No health insurance coverage : 56,401

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 185,767

No health insurance coverage : 5,653

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 171,994

No health insurance coverage : 1,971


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 90,827

No employer-based health insurance : 115,698

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 190,883

No employer-based health insurance : 216,214

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 127,758

No employer-based health insurance : 123,169

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 228,717

No employer-based health insurance : 188,010

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 210,257

No employer-based health insurance : 140,226

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 210,097

No employer-based health insurance : 128,794

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 172,793

No employer-based health insurance : 108,137

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 60,304

No employer-based health insurance : 92,908

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 36,087

No employer-based health insurance : 71,787

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 87,396

No employer-based health insurance : 113,178

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 183,772

No employer-based health insurance : 209,701

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 125,927

No employer-based health insurance : 126,656

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 238,361

No employer-based health insurance : 188,489

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 214,235

No employer-based health insurance : 142,441

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 228,506

No employer-based health insurance : 130,498

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 193,476

No employer-based health insurance : 123,970

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 65,951

No employer-based health insurance : 125,469

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 45,397

No employer-based health insurance : 128,568


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Cook County, Illinois)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 3,216,722

Born in other state in the United States : 820,824

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 39,647

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 36,316

Foreign born : 1,113,585


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Cook County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 3,176,054

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 1,005,849

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 23,451

German or other West Germanic languages : 18,935

Slavic languages : 216,785

Other Indo-European languages : 163,128

Korean : 31,135

Chinese : 57,767

Vietnamese : 10,453

Tagalog : 49,265

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 44,647

Other and unspecified languages : 88,037


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Cook County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 3,854

No Medicare coverage : 609,768

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 44,214

No Medicare coverage : 1,593,744

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 245,119

No Medicare coverage : 15,967

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 4,253

No Medicare coverage : 589,794

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 47,418

No Medicare coverage : 1,665,141

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 345,771

No Medicare coverage : 19,614


(updated 2013)



Races in Cook County, Illinois


  • White: 2,978,319
  • African American: 1,261,246
  • American Indian: 12,870
  • Asian: 341,768
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 973
  • Some Other Race: 517,873
  • Two or More Races: 114,045



(updated 2013)













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