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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Housing Statistics

Chicago, Illinois,

Number

Percent

Total housing units1,152,871100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached285,97824.8
1-unit, attached39,2633.4
2 units202,96217.6
3 or 4 units166,02114.4
5 to 9 units121,96410.6
10 to 19 units67,2625.8
20 or more units267,47423.2
Mobile home1,6300.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.3170.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 200010,0360.9
1995 to 199821,4601.9
1990 to 199420,5461.8
1980 to 198946,6684.0
1970 to 197997,5908.5
1960 to 1969156,60813.6
1940 to 1959361,86831.4
1939 or earlier438,09538.0
ROOMS
1 room58,4235.1
2 rooms86,3837.5
3 rooms153,55613.3
4 rooms219,85619.1
5 rooms268,00923.2
6 rooms194,64016.9
7 rooms80,0396.9
8 rooms43,2343.8
9 or more rooms48,7314.2
Median (rooms)4.7(X)
Occupied Housing Units1,061,921100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000231,03521.8
1995 to 1998331,47131.2
1990 to 1994156,38814.7
1980 to 1989140,81313.3
1970 to 197998,9569.3
1969 or earlier103,2589.7
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None306,33628.8
1461,67743.5
2227,04521.4
3 or more66,8636.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas886,64683.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas21,6662.0
Electricity118,76211.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,4180.7
Coal or coke5040.0
Wood1370.0
Solar energy4390.0
Other fuel12,8241.2
No fuel used13,5251.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities11,4451.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities13,1481.2
No telephone service57,1865.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units1,061,921100.0
1.00 or less954,39189.9
1.01 to 1.5058,4525.5
1.51 or more49,0784.6
Specified owner-occupied units263,925100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0008,3313.2
$50,000 to $99,99974,17728.1
$100,000 to $149,99976,04328.8
$150,000 to $199,99951,35819.5
$200,000 to $299,99931,05411.8
$300,000 to $499,99914,5175.5
$500,000 to $999,9996,6382.5
$1,000,000 or more1,8070.7
Median (dollars)132,400(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage180,80168.5
Less than $300
4440.2
$300 to $499
4,0271.5
$500 to $699
13,0715.0
$700 to $999
39,27614.9
$1,000 to $1,499
70,04026.5
$1,500 to $1,999
32,32212.2
$2,000 or more
21,6218.2
Median (dollars)
1,216(X)
Not mortgaged83,12431.5
Median (dollars)
369(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent86,05032.6
15 to 19 percent40,93815.5
20 to 24 percent34,79013.2
25 to 29 percent25,3289.6
30 to 34 percent17,3336.6
35 percent or more56,03221.2
Not computed3,4541.3
Specified renter-occupied units596,060100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20037,6156.3
$200 to $29922,4933.8
$300 to $499112,01618.8
$500 to $749235,95439.6
$750 to $999103,73317.4
$1,000 to $1,49953,1738.9
$1,500 or more18,8543.2
No cash rent12,2222.1
Median (dollars)616(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent114,98419.3
15 to 19 percent87,91714.7
20 to 24 percent75,44312.7
25 to 29 percent58,9519.9
30 to 34 percent42,0307.1
35 percent or more183,73530.8
Not computed33,0005.5
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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