Who lives in Cook County?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 219 4.1%
5-9 years 193 3.6%
10-14 years 242 4.6%
15-17 years 162 3.1%
18-24 years 293 5.5%
25-34 years 554 10.4%
35-44 years 522 9.8%
45-54 years 681 12.8%
55-64 years 1,032 19.4%
65-74 years 924 17.4%
75-84 years 365 6.9%
85 years and older 124 2.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 2,632 49.6%
Female 2,679 50.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 4,614 86.9%
Of Color 697 13.1%
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native 463 8.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 47 0.9%
Other suppressed
Two or more races 110 2.1%
Hispanic or Latino 120 2.3%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 5,092 100.0%
English only 4,718 92.7%
Language other than English 374 7.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 5,270 100.0%
Population with a disability 864 16.4%
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Foreign-born residents 312 5.9%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 5,284 100.0%
Same residence 4,630 87.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 628 11.9%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Cook County's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 2,699 100.0%
Less than $35,000 874 32.4%
$35,000-$49,999 401 14.9%
$50,000-$74,999 628 23.3%
$75,000-$99,999 307 11.4%
$100,000 or more 489 18.1%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $52,271 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 5,270 100.0%
Less than $35,000 874 32.4%
With income below poverty 683 13.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 380 7.2%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 547 10.4%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 3,660 69.4%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 879 16.7%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 2,835 53.8%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 658 12.5%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 274 5.2%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 402 7.6%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 546 10.4%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 704 13.4%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 520 9.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 5,270 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 381 7.2%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 6,022 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 3,323 55.2%
Occupied housing units 2,699 44.8%
Average household size 1.9
Owner-occupied 2,020 33.5%
Average household size 2.1
Renter-occupied 679 11.3%
Average household size 1.6
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 1,465 24.3%
1970-1999 2,602 43.2%
1940-1969 1,291 21.4%
1939 or earlier 664 11.0%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 2,699 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 1,717 63.6%
With children under 18 years 541 20.0%
Married-couple family households 1,425 52.8%
With children under 18 years 341 12.6%
Single-person family households 292 10.8%
With children under 18 years 200 7.4%
Nonfamily households 982 36.4%
Householder living alone 752 27.9%
65 years and over 280 10.4%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 545 20.2%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 965 35.8%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 1,114 41.3%
Moved in 2000-2009 749 27.8%
Moved in 1990-1999 439 16.3%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 397 14.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 2,548 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 669 26.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,006 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 528 26.3%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 542 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 141 26.0%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 557
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $666
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 220 8.2%
1 vehicle available 870 32.2%
2 vehicles available 901 33.4%
3 or more vehicles available 708 26.2%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 2,537 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,974 77.8%
Public transportation 32 1.3%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 531 20.9%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 2,365 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,023 43.3%
10-19 minutes 718 30.4%
20-29 minutes 258 10.9%
30 minutes or longer 366 15.5%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 4,202 100.0%
Less than high school 142 3.4%
High school diploma or GED 962 22.9%
Some college or associate’s degree 1,315 31.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 1,144 27.2%
Graduate or professional Degree 639 15.2%
High school graduate or higher 4,060 96.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,783 42.4%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 3,076 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 2,322 75.5%
Civilian labor force 2,393 100.0%
Unemployed 71 3.0%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 2,482 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 567 22.8%
Age 30 to 54 1,193 48.1%
Age 55 or older 722 29.1%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 830 33.4%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 967 39.0%
$40,000 or more per year 685 27.6%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 620 25.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 66 2.7%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 218 8.8%
Construction 134 5.4%
Educational services 191 7.7%
Finance and insurance 45 1.8%
Health care and social assistance 309 12.4%
Information 33 1.3%
Management of companies and enterprises 11 0.4%
Manufacturing 67 2.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 39 1.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 37 1.5%
Public administration 247 10.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing 37 1.5%
Retail trade 325 13.1%
Transportation and warehousing 30 1.2%
Utilities 25 1.0%
Wholesale trade 44 1.8%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 2,191 88.3%
Black or African American alone 32 1.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 151 6.1%
Asian alone 52 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 55 2.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 172 6.9%
High school or equivalent, no college 602 24.3%
Some college or associate degree 686 27.6%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 455 18.3%