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Community Data Snapshot


Population (2000): 82,715
Up 0.1 percent since 1990
Population change. (1960–2000): Down 12,000
At overcrowded peak in 1930, pop. was 114,174
Racial/Ethnic Makeup (2000): 65% Latino
Also 5.6% Afr.-Amer.; has stayed constant last 10 years


Housing units (2000): 31,488
Up 5.7% since 1990, vs. city average of 1.7%
Number of vacant units (2000): 2,597
Vacancy rate 8.2%, vs. city average of 7.9%
Owner-occupied housing (2000): 30.8%
Up 1.3% since 1990, trails city's average of 43.8%


Population below poverty level (2000): 19.8%
Households with public assistance (2000): 1,458 (5%)
2.9% receive Section 8 housing assistance
Households with income more than $35,000/year (2000): 14,934 (52%)
5,018 households had income above $75,000

Sources: U.S. Census data from and Local Community Fact Book Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1984 and 1995.

Lead agency

Logan Square Neighborhood Association

2840 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 384-4370 phone
(773) 384-0624 fax

Nancy Aardema
Executive Director

Susan Yanun
NCP director

John McDermott
NCP organizer

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Data Book Materials

A wealth of information about each neighborhood has been assembled into a Data Book that provides a snapshot of the community’s condition. Data sources include the U.S. Census, City of Chicago departments, Woodstock Institute and market studies. A representative sampling of materials is provided here. Resources will open in their own browser windows.

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Economic Profile
Adobe PDF (452 KB)
Per Capita Income
Adobe PDF (180 KB)
Existing Land Use
Adobe PDF (476 KB)
Housing Value 2000
Adobe PDF (264 KB)
Population 1930–2000
Adobe PDF (340 KB)
Population Change 1990–2000
Adobe PDF (272 KB)
School Test Scores
Adobe PDF (28 KB)
Health and Demographics
Adobe PDF (983 KB)

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