Chicago, IL population by gender
The table below shows Chicago's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Chicago, IL population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 51.21% females and 48.79% males in Chicago, IL.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Chicago city as compared to the nation.
Chicago, IL gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Chicago, IL, there are less men than women. The Chicago, IL gender ratio is 95.3:100 i.e. 95.3 men to 100 women (0.953).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Chicago, IL gender ratio by age
In Chicago, IL, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 102 boys per 100 girls (102:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 51.3 males per 100 females (51.3:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Chicago, IL.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||82,547||80,576||1.02|
|5 to 9 years||75,101||72,555||1.04|
|10 to 14 years||79,588||79,050||1.01|
|15 to 19 years||77,574||77,827||1.00|
|20 to 24 years||95,162||102,368||0.93|
|25 to 29 years||139,159||143,076||0.97|
|30 to 34 years||131,624||129,643||1.02|
|35 to 39 years||106,840||104,860||1.02|
|40 to 44 years||90,173||89,905||1.00|
|45 to 49 years||81,497||83,137||0.98|
|50 to 54 years||81,675||79,624||1.03|
|55 to 59 years||79,736||80,377||0.99|
|60 to 64 years||69,791||78,211||0.89|
|65 to 69 years||53,139||64,373||0.83|
|70 to 74 years||40,578||49,966||0.81|
|75 to 79 years||25,983||34,439||0.75|
|80 to 84 years||14,674||24,134||0.61|
|85 years and over||13,118||30,039||0.44|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.024 i.e. 102.4 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.892 i.e. 10.8 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.437 i.e. 43.7 senior men per 100 senior women.
Chicago, IL population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 139,159. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 143,076.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 3,917 more females than males, in the age group 25-29 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 82,547 boys and 80,576 girls in Chicago, IL. Thus there are 1,971 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 69,791 males and 78,211 females in Chicago, IL. Thus there are 8,420 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 13,118 males and 30,039 females.
Things to know
What percent of Chicago, IL is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Chicago, IL population of 2.74 million, 51.21% percent are females.
What percentage of Chicago, IL is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Chicago, IL population of 2.74 million, 48.79% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Chicago, IL?
In Chicago, IL, the male to female ratio is 95.3:100 i.e. 95.3 men to 100 women (0.953).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates