Some can be seen from the Kennedy Expressway, other roadways, and public transportation routes, as well as from the neighborhood streets. Chicago has a large Irish American population, with many still residing on the South Side.
The White, Black and Hispanic communities extend radially outward from the center of the city. The city has one of the largest Assyrian Diaspora populations, with the Assyrian community of Metropolitan Chicago numbering as many as 80, This marked the second consecutive year of population increase, while still not yet returning to the official Census population level.
American Community Survey[ edit ] The city saw an increase of 20, people from July 1, to July 1,according to census data. This is one of the most important centers of Polonia. The early years of Chicago coincided with the significant rise in Irish immigration in the s and s.
Below the poverty line were The organization established chapters in Gary, Indianainand Butte, Montanainand is the oldest existing Muslim organization in the United States. Chicago has a small community of Swedish Americans.
Chicago is the center of the Palestinian and Jordanian immigrant communities in the United States,   and additionally has a large Assyrian population.
The city is one of the most important Polish diaspora centers in the 21st century,  and every Labor Day weekend the city celebrates at the Taste of Polonia Festival in Jefferson Park.
Of the 1, households in the census, The United States Census had shown the population density of the city itself was 12, By families of Volga German heritage were living in the Jefferson Park area, most of whom originated from Wiesenseite.
Racial and ethnic makeup[ edit ] The racial makeup of the city in was Chicago has one of the largest concentrations of Italian Americans in the US, with more thanliving in the metropolitan area.
Thematic map of African American population centers. Some Irish already lived in Chicago when it was incorporated as a city in Those with skills in demand could—and often did—stay. In the next few years Irish numbers grew rapidly, particularly after the arrival of refugees from the Great Famine. There are also significant Italian populations scattered throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.
At the turn of the 20th century, Chicago was the third-largest Czech city in the world, after Prague and Vienna. Chicago is also home to 30, natives of Iran mostly Azerbaijani.
Demographics map of Chicago in The first Bosnians settled in Chicago in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, joining other immigrants seeking better opportunities and better lives.
There were 1, housing units at an average density of 5, Today Poles in Chicago make up the largest ethnic Polish population of any city outside Poland. As the former Yugoslavia continued to find its identity as a nation over the last century, the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina sought stability and new beginnings in the city of Chicago many intending to return to their homeland.
In, Chicagoans—one out of every four residents—had either been born in Germany or had a parent born there. Many Polish churches are found in Chicago, built in the Polish Cathedral style of architecture.
More than half the population of the state of Illinois lives in the Chicago metropolitan area. When the Great Plains opened up for settlement in the s and s, many German immigrants stopped in Chicago to earn additional money before moving West to claim a homestead.
Swedish Americans make up 0.United States urban area – List of United States urban areas Notes [ edit ] ^ In fertility rates, and above is a stable population and have been marked blue, 2 and below leads an aging population and the result is that the population reduces.
Chicago is the center of the Palestinian and Jordanian immigrant communities in the United States, and additionally has a large Assyrian population. American Community Survey [ edit ] The city saw an increase of 20, people from July 1, to July 1,according to census data.
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