Businesses in Chicago


Business Distribution by Industry
 Professional Services: 18.3%
 Shopping: 14.9%
 Medical: 14.6%
 Restaurants: 8.3%
 Home Services: 6.5%
 Industry: 6.1%
 Financial Services: 5.7%
 Other: 25.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair3,02231 years4.31.2
Beauty salons3,64922.1 years4.41.4
Hairdressers3,56222.9 years4.31.4
Social work2,93029.7 years4.01.1
Banks1,99770 years3.80.8
Finance other3,45244.3 years4.01.3
Loan companies5,01129.1 years4.21.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets2,55827.8 years4.21.0
Apartments2,02425.1 years3.90.8
General contractors3,87827 years4.21.5
Other construction2,16431.3 years4.40.8
Real estate8,27425.8 years4.23.2
Construction of buildings2,77829.8 years4.21.1
Other membership organizations2,28535.9 years4.40.9
Dentists3,14628.9 years4.51.2
Health and medical30,50126.8 years4.211.7
Physicians and surgeons10,76828.8 years4.04.1
Accountants2,20428.6 years4.30.8
Advertising and marketing3,39025.2 years4.31.3
Business services1,98626.1 years4.40.8
Corporate management6,32924.2 years4.32.4
Lawyers legal13,49926.7 years4.55.2
Scientific and technical services3,95523.9 years4.41.5
Specialized design2,56322.8 years4.61.0
Churches3,72445 years4.61.4
American restaurants2,11424.8 years4.30.8
Bars, pubs and taverns2,65226.1 years4.31.0
Clothing stores2,91226.3 years4.21.1
Electronics stores3,35124.9 years4.11.3
Shopping other2,83534 years4.11.1
Area of Chicago, Illinois234 sq mi
Population2.6 million
Male Population1,263,521 (48.5%)
Female Population1,339,871 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +23.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -6.5%
Median Age33.2
Male Median Age32.4
Female Median Age33.9
Area Codes217312708773More
NeighborhoodsChicago Loop, Near West Side, Streeterville
Local TimeThursday 5:34 AM
TimezoneCentral Daylight Time
Weather64.2°F overcast clouds
Lat & Lng41.85003° / -87.65005°
Zip Codes6029060601606026060360604More

Chicago, Illinois - Map

Chicago, Illinois Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density9,027 / mi²10,830 / mi²11,897 / mi²11,125 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chicago Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 6.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Chicago, Illinois+23.2%+2.7%-6.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chicago, Illinois Median Age

Median Age: 33.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Chicago, Illinois33.2 years33.9 years32.4 years
Illinois36.6 years37.9 years35.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chicago, Illinois Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 590,74988,484179,234
85 Plus10,86125,17736,039
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chicago, Illinois Population Density

Population Density: 11,125 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Chicago, Illinois2.6 million234 sq mi11,125 / mi²
Illinois13.0 million57,913.8 sq mi224.0 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chicago, Illinois Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2015
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Chicago
 Area Code 773: 51.4%
 Area Code 312: 43.1%
 Other: 5.5%

Business distribution by price for Chicago, Illinois

 Moderate: 47.5%
 Inexpensive: 38.9%
 Expensive: 10.2%
 Very Expensive: 3.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Chicago, Illinois CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Chicago, Illinois39,359,331 t15.1 t168,201 t/mi²
Illinois259,471,378 t20 t4,480 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Chicago, Illinois CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)39,359,331 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15.1 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/4/1310:35 AM3.215.5 km1,000 m1km NW of Summit,
2/10/101:59 AM3.871.6 km10,000 m8km NW of Village of Campton Hills,
1/2/128:21 AM4.580.8
5/26/096:42 AM5.146.6
8/20/0412:17 PM4.420.8

Chicago, Illinois

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