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Population (year 2000): 2,896,016. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,842,518 (-1.8% change)
Males: 1,405,107 (48.5%), Females: 1,490,909 (51.5%)

Cook County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.5 years
Median household income: $38,625 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,400 (year 2000)

Chicago, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Chicago:

  • Black (36.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (31.3%)
  • Hispanic (26.0%)
  • Other race (13.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (7.3%), Irish (6.6%), German (6.5%), Italian (3.5%), English (2.0%), United States (1.3%).Illinois

Elevation: 596 feet

Land area: 227.1 square miles

Chicago,

For population 25 years and over in Chicago

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chicago city

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

21.7% Foreign born (12.2% Latin America, 5.0% Europe, 3.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +110,188 (+4.0%).


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Nearest cities: IL (5.5 miles Cicero, IL (7.6 miles Stickney, IL (7.6 miles Berwyn, View, IL (7.7 miles Forest Park, IL Oak (8.2 miles IL (8.4 miles Hometown, Park, IL (8.5 miles Evergreen Park, IL (8.9 miles Bedford


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 830 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1997: 720 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 1998: 1225 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1999: 839 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2000: 1334 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2001: 883 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2002: 754 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2003: 1023 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2004: 1087 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 1507 buildings, average cost: $165,300

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 87.68 W

Area codes: 773, 312, 708, 847, 630, 217, 815, 618, 309


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Chicago, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.6%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +142,328 (+4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 841,329 (70.6%)

Crime in Chicago by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 641 627 648 665 651 448
    per 100,000 22.1 21.7 22.4 23.0 22.5 15.5
Rapes 2,469 2,237 1,963 1,976 2,023 1,681
    per 100,000 85.3 77.2 67.8 68.2 69.9 58.0
Robberies 20,210 19,449 18,532 18,473 18,530 15,912
    per 100,000 697.9 671.6 639.9 637.9 639.8 549.4
Assaults 28,027 26,660 24,842 25,571 22,905 18,746
    per 100,000 967.8 920.6 857.8 883.0 790.9 647.3
Burglaries 30,122 28,401 25,552 26,026 25,614 24,428
    per 100,000 1040.1 980.7 882.3 898.7 884.5 843.5
Thefts 112,454 105,728 96,380 98,544 97,484 93,375
    per 100,000 3883.1 3650.8 3328.0 3402.7 3366.1 3224.3
Auto thefts 36,075 35,570 25,245 27,571 25,096 22,799
    per 100,000 1245.7 1228.2 871.7 952.0 866.6 787.3
786.9 751.1 677.6 693.4 666.4 584.0

Average climate in Chicago, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chicago:

Chicago-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Chicago city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Donovan McNabb - (born 1976), football player, Philip K. Dick - (1928-1982), science fiction writer, Edgar Rice Burroughs - (1875-1950), author of Tarzan fame, Theodore Kaczynski - (born 1942), the Unabomber, Seymour Hersh - (born 1937), journalist, Rickey Henderson - (born 1958), baseball player, John Ashcroft - Attorney General of US, Mandy Patinkin - (born 1952), actor, Bobby Fischer - (born 1943), chess champion, William A. Dembski - philosopher, mathematician.

Main business address for: ARCHIPELAGO HOLDINGS INC (SECURITY & COMMODITY BROKERS, DEALERS, EXCHANGES & SERVICES), ARVIDA JMB PARTNERS L P (OPERATIVE BUILDERS), FIRST CAPITAL INCOME PROPERTIES LTD SERIES XI (REAL ESTATE), CLICK COMMERCE INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), IDS MANAGED FUTURES II L P (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), OIL DRI CORPORATION OF AMERICA (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES), OLD REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL CORP (SURETY INSURANCE) and 102 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Chicago:
  • BETHANY HOSPITAL (3435 W VAN BUREN)
  • CHICAGO-READ MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (4200 N OAK PARK AVE)
  • CHILDRENS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2300 CHILDRENS PLAZA)
  • COLUMBIA MICHAEL REESE HOS & MED CTR (2929 S ELLIS)
  • COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL (1825 W HARRISON ST)
  • EHS TRINITY HOSPITAL (2320 E 93RD ST)
  • GRANT HOSPITAL (550 W WEBSTER AVE)
  • HARTGROVE HOSPITAL (520 N RIDGEWAY)
  • HCA CHICAGO LAKESHORE HOSPITAL (4840 N MARINE DR)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (2701 W 68TH STREET)
  • JACKSON PARK HOSPITAL FOUNDATION (7531 S STONEY ISLAND AVE)
  • LARABIDA CHILDRENS HOSPITAL (E 65TH ST AT LAKE MICHIGAN)
  • LORETTO HOSPITAL (645 SOUTH CENTRAL AVE)
  • LOUIS A WEISS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (4646 N MARINE DRIVE)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (2525 S MICHIGAN AVE)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO (5025 N PAULINA STREET)
  • MT SINAI HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (15TH STREET AT CALIFORNIA)
  • NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (250 E SUPERIOR STREET)
  • NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN HOSPITAL (1044 N FRANCISCO AVE)
  • OUR LADY OF THE RESURRECTION MED CTR (5645 W ADDISON)
  • PROVIDENT HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO (500 E 51ST ST)
  • RAVENSWOOD HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (4550 N WINCHESTER)
  • REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO (345 EAST SUPERIOR)
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (7435 W TALCOTT)
  • ROSELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (45 W 111TH STREET)
  • RUSH-PRESBYTERIAN-ST LUKES MED CTR (1653 WEST CONGRESS PARKWAY)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (3240 W FRANKLIN BLVD)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL & HLTH CR CENTER (2900 NORTH LAKE SHORE DRIVE)
  • SCHWAB REHABILITATION CENTER (1401 S CALIFORNIA)
  • SOUTH SHORE HOSPITAL (8012 SOUTH CRANDON AVENUE)
  • ST ANTHONYS HOSPITAL (2875 WEST 19TH STREET)
  • ST BERNARD HOSPITAL (326 W 64TH ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO INC (1431 N CLAREMONT AVE)
  • ST MARY OF NAZARETH HOSPITAL CENTER (2233 W DIVISION ST)
  • SWEDISH COVENANT HOSPITAL (5145 N CALIFORNIA AVE)
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED CHICAGO (4058 W MELROSE)
  • THOREK HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (850 W IRVING PARK RD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO HOSPITALS (5841 SOUTH MARYLAND)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HOSPITAL (1740 WEST TAYLOR ST SUITE 1400)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chicago:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 26 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chicago:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 22 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 24 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)

Amtrak station:
CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1270 $6,450,588 $60,950 0 $0
Police - Other 1753 $3,971,522 $27,186 0 $0
Sewerage 661 $2,683,936 $48,725 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 159 $860,638 $64,953 0 $0
Water Supply 1618 $6,571,014 $48,734 0 $0
Local Libraries 1218 $3,248,010 $32,000 0 $0
Financial Administration 1054 $5,258,690 $59,871 0 $0
Streets and Highways 1555 $8,816,830 $68,039 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 450 $2,442,290 $65,127 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 15761 $52,914,487 $40,287 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4537 $21,919,496 $57,975 0 $0
Fire - Other 295 $398,645 $16,216 0 $0
Firefighters 4703 $27,209,128 $69,425 0 $0
Health 1399 $6,402,348 $54,916 0 $0
Welfare 1295 $3,634,816 $33,681 0 $0
Airports 1741 $8,563,032 $59,021 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 611 $3,384,872 $66,478 0 $0
Totals for Government 40080 $164,730,342 $49,320 0 $0
Biggest Colleges/Universities in Chicago:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO (Full-time enrollment: 21,879; Location: 601 S Morgan; Public; Website: www.uic.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • DEPAUL UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 15,935; Location: 1 E JACKSON; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.depaul.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (FT enrollment: 11,188; Location: 5801 S ELLIS AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO (FT enrollment: 9,784; Location: 820 N MICHIGAN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.luc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO (FT enrollment: 7,775; Location: 600 S MICHIGAN; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.colum.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 7,324; Location: 5500 N ST LOUIS AVE; Public; Website: www.neiu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 6,407; Location: 1900 W VAN BUREN; Public)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 6,332; Location: 1145 W WILSON AVE; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 5,618; Location: 4300 N NARRAGANSETT; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 5,536; Location: 7500 S PULASKI RD; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • NATIONAL-LOUIS UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 5,365; Location: 122 S MICHIGAN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nl.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 4,836; Location: 95TH ST AT KING DR; Public; Website: www.csu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 4,618; Location: 401 S STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rmcil.edu)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HAROLD WASHINGTON COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 4,515; Location: 30 E LAKE ST; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 4,458; Location: 3300 S FEDERAL ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.iit.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 4,376; Location: 430 S MICHIGAN AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.roosevelt.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 4,004; Location: 10001 S WOODLAWN AVE; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 3,942; Location: 6800 S WENTWORTH AVE; Public; Website: www.ccc.edu)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 3,201; Location: 3300 N CAMPBELL AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chi.devry.edu)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 3,161; Location: 3700 W 103RD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.SXU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
Biggest public high schools in Chicago:
  • LANE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 4,527; Location: 2501 W ADDISON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CURIE METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,997; Location: 4959 S ARCHER AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KELLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,933; Location: 4136 S CALIFORNIA AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCHURZ HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,577; Location: 3601 N MILWAUKEE AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • STEINMETZ ACADEMIC CENTRE HS (Students: 2,445; Location: 3030 N MOBILE AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLEMENTE COMMUNITY ACADEMY HS (Students: 2,251; Location: 1147 N WESTERN AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MORGAN PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,222; Location: 1744 W PRYOR AV; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • YOUNG MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,134; Location: 211 S LAFLIN ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CHICAGO VOCATIONAL CAREER ACAD HS (Students: 2,113; Location: 2100 E 87TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LINCOLN PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,097; Location: 2001 N ORCHARD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest private high schools in Chicago:
  • MOTHER MC AULEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,942; Location: 3737 WEST 99TH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • MOTHER MCAULEY LIBERAL ARTS HS (Students: 1,942; Location: 3737 W 99TH; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • UNIV OF CHICAGO LAB SCH (Students: 1,485; Location: 1362 E 59TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ST IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREP SCH (Students: 1,300; Location: 1076 WEST ROOSEVELT RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MARIST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,261; Location: 4200 W 115TH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • BROTHER RICE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,207; Location: 10001 S PULASKI ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • THE LATIN SCHOOL OF CHICAGO (Students: 1,030; Location: 59 W NORTH BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,009; Location: 5900 W BELMONT AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • RESURRECTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 911; Location: 7500 W TALCOTT AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 6410 SOUTH DANTE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Chicago:
  • CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL CHARTER (Students: 4,242; Location: 2235 N HAMILTON AV; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FARRAGUT CAREER ACADEMY HS (Students: 2,535; Location: 2345 S CHRISTIANA AV; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHIELDS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,986; Location: 4250 S ROCKWELL ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • NATHAN DAVIS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,968; Location: 3014 W 39TH PL; Grades: PK - 08)
  • MARQUETTE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,951; Location: 6550 S RICHMOND ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • SAWYER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,848; Location: 5248 S SAWYER AV; Grades: KG - 08)
  • EBERHART ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,772; Location: 3400 W 65TH PL; Grades: KG - 08)
  • REILLY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,635; Location: 3650 W SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • YOUNG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,581; Location: 1434 N PARKSIDE AV; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CLINTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 1,559; Location: 6110 N FAIRFIELD AV; Grades: PK - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Chicago:
  • HOLY ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,122; Location: 545 EAST OAKWOOD BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 9130 S VINCENNES AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY STAR-THE SEA SCHOOL (Students: 867; Location: 6424 SOUTH KENNETH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BEDE THE VENERABLE SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 4440 WEST 83RD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • QUEEN OF ALL SAINTS (Students: 800; Location: 6230 N LEMONT; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN FISHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 786; Location: 10200 S WASHTENAW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BAIS YAAKOV HEBREW PAROC SCH (Students: 714; Location: 6110 N CALIFORNIA; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST TARCISSUS ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 707; Location: 6040 WEST ARDMORE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JULIANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 706; Location: 7400 WEST TOUHY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CHRISTINA ELEMENTARY SCHL (Students: 704; Location: 3333 WEST 110TH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Chicago:
  • CHICAGO P.L. (Operating income: $84,688,664; Location: 400 S. STATE STREET; 5,971,889 books; 233,021 audio materials; 115,907 video materials; 23,916 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Meigs Field (airport) has been demolished! It no longer exists! The area is now the Museum Campus.
  • The area codes for chicago are only 773 and 312. The others are surrounding suburbs or city businesses placed in suburban areas

Notable locations in Chicago: Grayland Station (A), Fifty-nineth Street Harbor (B), Fiftyninth Street Marina (C), Wrigley Field (D), Edgewater Golf Club (E), Edgebrook Golf Course (F), Woodlawn Park Station (G), Morgan Park Station (H), Five Crossings (I), Moreland Station (J), Wolf Point (K), Wisconsin Slip (L), Cragin Station (M), Pennock Station (N), Council Ring (O), Jackson Park Motor Boat Club (P), Jackson Park Yacht Club (Q), Corwith Yards (R), Victory (S), Automobile Row (T).

Shopping Centers: Lincoln Village Shopping Center (1), Market Place at Six Corners Shopping Center (2), Kimbark Plaza Shopping Center (3), Treasure Island Market Square Shopping Center (4), Harper Court Shopping Center (5), Pipers Alley Commercial Mall Shopping Center (6), Portage Park Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Chicago include: Southlawn United Methodist Church (A), Southern Missionary Baptist Church (B), Lakeside Evangelical Church (C), Abundant Life Missionary Baptist Church (D), Acacia Park Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Lakeside Japanese Christian Church (F), South Spanish Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), South Side Gospel Church (H).

Cemeteries: Acacia Park Cemetery (1), All Saints Polish National Catholic Cemetery (2), Getty Tomb (3), B'Nai Abraham Cemetery (4), Hebrew Benevolent Cemetery (5), Graceland Cemetery (6), Bethel Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Schiller Pond (A), South Pond (B), South Lagoon (C), West Lagoon (D), Calumet, Lake (E), Wolf Lake (F), East Lagoon (G), Flatfoot Lake (H).

Rivers and creeks: Chicago River (A), Calumet River (B), Higgins Creek (C), Crystal Creek (D).

Parks in Chicago include: Wilson Park (1), Wilson Playground (2), Monticello Park (3), Ken-Well Park (4), Monument Park (5), Evergreen Park (6), Winnemac Park (7), Mount Vernon Park (8), Wish Field (9).

Beaches: Munson Beach (A), Forty-Ninth Street Beach (B), Fullerton Beach (C), Fifty-Seventh Street Beach (D), Fortyninth Street Beach (E), Fiftyninth Street Beach (F), Sixty-seventh Street Beach (G), Wilson Beach (H), Calumet Park Beach (I).

Post offices: Uptown Station Chicago Post Office (A), Pilsen Station Chicago Post Office (B), Main Post Office (C), Mount Greenwood Station Chicago Post Office (D), Harwood Heights Post Office (E), Loop Station Chicago Post Office (F), Chicago Post Office (G), Edgebrook Station Chicago Post Office (H), Roberto Clemente Post Office (I).


Chicago compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Chicago:
  • WCEV (1450 AM; 1 kW; CICERO, IL; Owner: MIGALA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CICERO, IL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Chicago:
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRX (88.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLUMBIA COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Chicago:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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