West Chicago City Demographics
(US Census 2000)

  Number Percent
West Chicago Population: 23469 100.00%
     
Sex and Age    
Male 12513 53.32%
Female 10956 46.68%
     
Under 5 years 2408 10.26%
5 to 9 years 2056 8.76%
10 to 14 years 1811 7.72%
15 to 19 years 1963 8.36%
20 to 24 years 2306 9.83%
25 to 34 years 4281 18.24%
35 to 44 years 3835 16.34%
45 to 54 years 2427 10.34%
55 to 59 years 788 3.36%
60 to 64 years 495 2.11%
65 to 74 years 616 2.62%
75 to 84 years 362 1.54%
85 years and over 121 0.52%
     
Median age (years) 27.8  
     
18 years and over 16061 68.43%
Male 8660 36.9%
Female 7401 31.54%
21 years and over 14794 63.04%
62 years and over 1362 5.8%
65 years and over 1099 4.68%
Male 470 2%
Female 629 2.68%
     
Race    
One race 22762 96.99%
White 18271 77.85%
Black or African American 395 1.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native 85 0.36%
Asian 457 1.95%
Asian indian 115 0.49%
Chinese 28 0.12%
Filipino 170 0.72%
Japanese 17 0.07%
Korean 14 0.06%
Vietnamese 39 0.17%
Other Asian 74 0.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 7 0.03%
Native Hawaiian 1 0%
Guamanian or Chamorro 1 0%
Samoan 0 0%
Other Pacific Islander 5 0.02%
Some other race 3547 15.11%
Two or more races 707 3.0 %
     
Hispanic or Latino and race    
Total Population 23469 100.00%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 11405 48.6%
Mexican 10550 44.95%
Puerto Rican 150 0.64%
Cuban 55 0.23%
Other Hispanic or Latino 650 2.77%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12064 51.4%
White alone 11052 47.09%
     
Relationship    
Total Population 23469 100.00%
In households 23232 98.99%
Householder 6379 27.18%
Spouse 4227 18.01%
Child 8112 34.56%
Own child under 18 years 6492 27.66%
Other relatives 2890 12.31%
Under 18 years 745 3.17%
Nonrelatives 1624 6.92%
Unmarried partner 302 1.29%
In group quarters 237 3.6 %
Instituntionalized population 230 0.98%
Noninstitutionalized population 7 0.03%
     
Households by Type    
Total Households 6379 100.0 %
Family households (families) 5230 81.99%
With own children under 18 years 3079 48.27%
Married-couple family 4227 66.26%
With own children under 18 years 2619 41.06%
Female householder, no husband present 537 8.42%
With own children under 18 years 287 4.5%
NonFamily households 1149 36.8 %
Householder living alone 819 12.84%
Householder 65 years and over 172 2.7%
     
Households with individuals under 18 years 3416 53.55%
Households with individuals 65 years and over 722 11.32%
     
Average Household size 3.64  
Average family size 3.91  
     
Housing Occupancy    
Total housing units 6567 100.00%
Occupied housing units 6379 97.14%
Vacant housing units 188 2.86%
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 6 0.09%
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.5  
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 3.3  
     
Housing Tenure    
Occupied housing units 6379 100.00%
Owner-occupied housing units. 4325 67.8%
Renter-occupied housing units. 2054 32.2%
     
Average household size of owner-occupied units 3.6  
Average household size of renter-occupied units 3.73  

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