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Cook County, IL

Population 2005: 5,206,357
Square miles: 945.68
Metro area: Chicago



2000 CENSUS DATA
COOK COUNTY IL US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 2,096,121
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 831,438 39.7 30.8 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.35 2.29 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.97 4.14 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.91 1.08 1.19
Median year structure was built 1955 1960 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 582 525 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 545 473 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 99,097 11.9 12.7 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 25 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 1,142,743 54.5 63.2 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.92 2.80 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.13 6.37 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.82 1.57 1.64
Median year structure was built 1958 1963 1971
Median year householder moved in 1990 1991 1991
Median value ($) 154,300 127,800 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 573,465 50.2 55.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 133,586 11.7 12.8 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 121,300 92,800 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,324 1,198 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 405 353 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk


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