Chicago, Illinois

Population 2,714,844

Chicago is located in Cook County, IL. The population is 2,714,844, making Chicago the largest city in Cook County and the largest city in the state of Illinois.

There are 691 public schools in Chicago with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Chicago is high , and there are 34 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Chicago is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Chicago property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Chicago include Cicero, Cicero Township and Stickney.

Chicago Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 46%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 38.5%

Crime Rate

36.54% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 335
  • Violent Crimes: 943
  • Robbery: 295
  • Burglary: 354
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

99.08% Lower than national avg.
  • 34 offenders in Chicago
  • 0.13 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

11,292 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 53
  • Registered Polluters: 400
  • Superfunds: 275
  • Tanks & Spills: 10,564


High 5.9%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Crime view details

34 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Chicago, IL

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5,750 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Chicago, IL issued 5,750 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,750 permits, 536 were issued for single family homes and 5,214 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Chicago, IL issued 3,025 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,025 permits, 448 were issued for single family homes and 2,577 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

11292 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Chicago, IL has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Chicago, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.92 Average
    Chicago, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.37°
  • February 28.42°
  • March 40.92°
  • April 50.55°
  • May 61.43°
  • June 71.66°
  • July 77.02°
  • August 75.08°
  • September 65.53°
  • October 54.87°
  • November 42.95°
  • December 29.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Chicago, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Chicago, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Chicago, IL has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Chicago, IL: $53,006


Unemployment in Chicago is 5.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.00%
White Collar - 62.00%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Bobby L. Rush
  • Robin Kelly
  • Daniel Lipinski
  • Luis Gutierrez

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

207 FCC Towers view all