Community Highlights for Metropolitan Chicago

Sponsor:                       
The Chicago Community Trust

Media contact:             
Jennifer Jobrack
Director of Communications
222 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60601
Phone 312.372.3356
Fax 312.795.5701
jennifer@cct.org

Community Type:
Urban/suburban mostly, although pockets of the six-county region surveyed are rural.

Population
7.5 million

Metro. Chicago Information Center (MCIC)

Ethnicity
White 66%
Black 19%
Asian 3%
Hispanic 10%

Other 1%

MCIC

Age
16-30:  24%
31-40:  26%
41-50:  20%
51-60:  12%
60+:  19%

MCIC

Additional Information:

We chose this survey area because increasingly, our activities are focused on the relationship between the city and the collar counties and suburbs.  We are interested in exploring the region as a whole, and responding as such.