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Maps and Data

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.

Economic Profile

Covers household wealth, retail potential, real estate and demographics. Assembled for Retail Chicago 2002 by MetroEdge, a business of Shorebank Corp.

Population 1930–2000

Graph shows the population changes in the community over time. For more detailed data, visit Chicago Area Housing.

Existing Land Use

Map shows use of each parcel of land in the community's planning area. Prepared by Camiros, Ltd.

Per Capita Income

Map shows 1999 per-capita income by census tract in neighborhood and City of Chicago. Prepared by Woodstock Institute.

Population Change 1990–2000

Map shows rate of population change by census tract in neighborhood and City of Chicago. Prepared by Woodstock Institute.

Housing Values 2000

Map shows median value of owner-occupied housing by census tract in neighborhood and City of Chicago. Prepared by Woodstock Institute.

Health and demographics

Chart from Chicago Department of Health provides data on age and sex distribution, maternal and infant health, disease rates and death rates by cause.

School test scores

Chart shows 2003 test scores, attendance rate, percent low-income and total student population at local elementary and high schools. Source: Chicago Public Schools.

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