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Chicago Population by Race and Ethnicity

Chicago Population by Race Graph

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Chicago, IL Illinois United States
Population by Race
White 1,039,026 35.98% 8,985,914 69.38% 221,809,059 71.91%
Black or African American 982,499 34.02% 1,829,432 14.13% 37,036,996 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 3,244 0.11% 20,943 0.16% 3,026,418 0.98%
Asian 153,701 5.32% 585,170 4.52% 13,906,406 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4,217 0.15% 9,773 0.08% 662,031 0.21%
Other 705,210 24.42% 1,520,439 11.74% 32,014,224 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 879,489 30.45% 2,010,095 15.52% 49,511,501 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 2,008,408 69.55% 10,941,576 84.48% 258,943,633 83.95%

The data for Chicago, IL may also contain data for the following areas: Chicago

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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