Child Population in Metropolitan Chicago in Illinois

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“The term ‘children,’ as used in tables on living arrangements of children under 18, are all persons under 18 years, excluding people who maintain households, families, or subfamilies as a reference person or spouse."


Source: U.S. Census Bureau. 2015. “Children.” Current Population Survey Subject Definitions. Retrieved November 27, 2018 (

Data Source:

U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 Census of Population: General Population Characteristics: Illinois. Accessed 11/28/2018 at:

U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data, Table DP-1.

U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics, 2010 Census Summary File 1, Table DP-1.

U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 2013-2017 and 2015-2019 5-Year Estimates, Children Characteristics, Table S0901.