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UPTOWN CHICAGO COMMISSION

Census Information

Community Area 3 - Uptown


Uptown census area map

U. S. Census Bureau, Census 1990 and Census 2000
  1990
Census
2000
Census
Number
Difference
Percentage
Difference
City-Wide Population 2,783,726 2,896,016 112,290 4%
Uptown Area Population 63,839 63,551 -288 0%
Race (one race in 2000)        
White, not Hispanic 24,743      
African American 15.735      
Hispanic or Latino 14,390      
Native American, Eskimo, or Aluet 625      
Asian or Pacific Islander 9,263      
Other race 8,241      
White, not Hispanic   26,784    
Black or African American   13,880    
Hispanic or Latino   12,674    
American Indian and Alaska Native   383    
Asian   8,238    
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander   102    
Some other race   5,567    
Two or more races   2,831    
Household by Type        
Average household size 2.14 1.95 -0.19 -9%
Average family size 3.24 3.09 -0.15 -5%
Housing Tenure        
Total housing units 31,956 32,440 484 2%
Owner-occupied housing units 4,311 7,354 3,043 71%
Renter-occupied housing units 23,712 23,279 -433 -2%
Vacant housing units 3,933 1,807 -2,126 -54%

Educational Attainment
(25 years and older)

       
No high school diploma 12,936 11,018 -1,918 -15%
High school, diploma 8,205 7,106 -1,099 -13%
Some college, no degree 7,653 7,995 302 4%
Associate degree 2,380 2,237 -143 -6%
Bachelor's degree 7,194 11,240 4,046 56%
Graduate or professional degree 4,906 7,219 2,311 47%
Commuting to Work        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33 35 2 6%
Employment Status        
Employed civilian population, 16 years and older 29.312 31.989 2,677 9%
Unemployed civilian population, 16 years and older 3,066 2,864 -202 -7%
Income        
Median family income $29,044 $36,306 $7,262 25%
Median household income $25,582 $32,328 $6,746 26%
Poverty Status        
Persons below poverty 19,153 15,330 -3823 -20%
Families below poverty 3,388 2,455 -933 -28%
Families with female householder, no husband present, below poverty        
     With related children
     under 18 years
1,574 925 -649 -41%
     With related children
     under 5 years
263 341 78 30%
Housing Value and Rent        
Median house value (specified owner-occupied) $176,931 $270,300 $93,369 53%
Median gross rent (specified renter-occupied) $526 $564 $38 7%


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