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Area Code 312 Detailed Profile

Area Code 312 Summary
Area code 312 is assigned to Illinois
Latitude: 41.873661
Longitude: -87.679698
Population: 2,926,848
Area: 248.48 sq. miles
Land: 246.83 sq. miles
Water: 1.65 sq. miles
Population Density: 11,857.71 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 596.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 312 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 1 Million
Chicago (2,878,552)
   
Towns with population under 50,000
Hinsdale (37,496)
Northbrook (40,392)
Wheeling (36,736)
 

Area Code 312 Demographics

Area Code 312 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Male1,421,40148.56 %48.96 %49.04 %
Female1,505,44751.44 %51.04 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.94-0.960.96
Total Population2,926,848100.00 %--
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Area Code 312 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years219,7867.51 %7.06 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years225,7067.71 %7.49 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years203,0326.94 %7.29 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years203,1036.94 %7.20 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years240,5058.22 %6.85 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years536,54418.33 %14.59 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years438,66314.99 %15.97 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years336,36311.49 %13.10 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years119,1924.07 %4.65 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years101,4503.47 %3.73 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years162,6235.56 %6.22 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years104,5863.57 %4.31 %4.38 %
85 years and over35,2951.21 %1.55 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.2-37.537.7
18 years and over2,160,27273.81 %73.87 %74.27 %
Male
1,031,29635.24 %35.57 %35.85 %
Female
1,128,97638.57 %38.30 %38.42 %
21 years and over2,029,77869.35 %69.52 %69.92 %
62 years and over361,31912.34 %14.23 %14.65 %
65 years and over302,50410.34 %12.08 %12.42 %
Male
118,6384.05 %4.84 %5.12 %
Female
183,8666.28 %7.23 %7.30 %
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Area Code 312 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
One race2,841,95797.10 %98.11 %97.55 %
White
1,246,72842.60 %73.47 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,056,17236.09 %15.12 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
10,3060.35 %0.25 %0.87 %
Asian
132,5674.53 %3.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
26,8710.92 %1.00 %0.59 %
Chinese
32,8081.12 %0.62 %0.85 %
Filipino
28,7570.98 %0.70 %0.65 %
Japanese
5,8030.20 %0.16 %0.28 %
Korean
14,4940.50 %0.41 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
8,3180.28 %0.15 %0.39 %
Other Asian
15,5160.53 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,7900.06 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
3440.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
4780.02 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
4270.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
5410.02 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
394,39413.48 %5.82 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)756,64125.85 %12.32 %13.70 %
Mexican
534,98318.28 %9.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
111,4723.81 %1.27 %2.46 %
Cuban
8,0750.28 %0.15 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
102,1113.49 %1.69 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino2,170,20774.15 %87.68 %86.30 %
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Area Code 312 Social Profile

Area Code 312 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school826,192100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
54,3336.58 %7.34 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
46,9715.69 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
351,16742.50 %43.19 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
162,40819.66 %20.50 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
211,31325.58 %23.48 %22.81 %
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Area Code 312 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,837,428100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
225,55112.28 %7.50 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
285,69215.55 %11.07 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
419,38722.82 %27.74 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,326,18572.18 %81.43 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
341,72018.60 %21.58 %21.05 %
Associate degree
85,2354.64 %6.05 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
291,03015.84 %16.52 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
479,84326.11 %26.07 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
188,81310.28 %9.54 %8.86 %
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Area Code 312 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,854,497100.00 %--
Arab15,0070.53 %0.40 %0.42 %
Czech17,6340.62 %1.15 %0.59 %
Danish6,0870.21 %0.45 %0.50 %
Dutch12,5900.44 %1.48 %1.58 %
English61,1362.14 %6.28 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)25,1210.88 %2.02 %2.90 %
French Canadian5,0710.18 %0.34 %0.85 %
German195,9436.86 %18.42 %14.93 %
Greek18,6190.65 %0.72 %0.40 %
Hungarian10,0800.35 %0.42 %0.49 %
Irish192,2026.73 %11.42 %10.65 %
Italian101,1623.54 %5.62 %5.47 %
Lithuanian15,7810.55 %0.66 %0.23 %
Norwegian15,5670.55 %1.35 %1.56 %
Polish210,4577.37 %7.04 %3.12 %
Portuguese9770.03 %0.06 %0.41 %
Russian35,4871.24 %0.92 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish11,4650.40 %0.96 %1.50 %
Scottish15,0450.53 %1.13 %1.70 %
Slovak6,2210.22 %0.32 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African37,0181.30 %0.55 %0.62 %
Swedish25,9410.91 %2.29 %1.39 %
Swiss3,1760.11 %0.28 %0.32 %
Ukrainian14,3800.50 %0.36 %0.31 %
United States or American42,0211.47 %4.29 %7.18 %
Welsh5,3180.19 %0.39 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)11,9330.42 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,743,05861.06 %30.47 %31.89 %
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Area Code 312 Economy

Area Code 312 Employment

GroupNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over2,239,930100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
1,070,39247.79 %48.22 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
1,169,53852.21 %51.78 %51.68 %
In labor force
1,377,11661.48 %65.37 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
718,91252.20 %53.24 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
658,20447.80 %46.76 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
1,376,50161.45 %65.14 %63.10 %
Employed
1,239,54955.34 %61.20 %59.39 %
Unemployed
136,9526.11 %3.94 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-9.94 %6.03 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
6150.03 %0.23 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
862,81438.52 %34.63 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers1,009,86981.47 %81.81 %78.40 %
Government workers172,28613.90 %12.65 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business54,6444.41 %5.27 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,7500.22 %0.27 %0.31 %
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Area Code 312 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations419,89333.87 %34.18 %33.60 %
Service occupations201,89016.29 %13.95 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations336,73027.17 %27.60 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,1070.09 %0.31 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations80,6796.51 %8.23 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations199,25016.07 %15.73 %14.63 %
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Area Code 312 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,1090.09 %1.14 %1.87 %
Construction54,0394.36 %5.73 %6.80 %
Manufacturing163,50313.19 %15.96 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade39,7403.21 %3.82 %3.60 %
Retail trade111,4048.99 %11.03 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities82,8666.69 %6.04 %5.19 %
Information42,0943.40 %2.96 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing113,5649.16 %7.92 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services170,18113.73 %10.13 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services234,93418.95 %19.40 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services104,6438.44 %7.16 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)64,3325.19 %4.73 %4.88 %
Public administration57,1404.61 %3.97 %4.83 %
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Area Code 312 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Households1,073,683100.00 %4,591,326106,788,273
Less than $10,000
145,56013.56 %8.35 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
70,8996.60 %5.50 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
132,14212.31 %11.27 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
134,38212.52 %11.89 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
172,74316.09 %16.23 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
191,57117.84 %20.75 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
96,6799.00 %11.58 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
77,8117.25 %9.04 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
23,3072.17 %2.59 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
28,5892.66 %2.81 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$41,879.71-$43,808.30$39,349.33
Average household size2.60-2.592.58
Average income per member of household$16,106.96-$16,942.53$15,252.86
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Area Code 312 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over1,211,312100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
614,40850.72 %73.22 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
174,68314.42 %10.88 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
310,34125.62 %8.66 %4.73 %
Walked
67,4845.57 %3.14 %2.94 %
Other means
15,1791.25 %1.02 %1.20 %
Worked at home
29,2172.41 %3.07 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)33.4351 minutes-26.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 312 Housing

Area Code 312 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,164,899100.00 %4,884,060117,282,697
Occupied housing units
1,073,78492.18 %93.99 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
475,88940.85 %63.22 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
597,89551.33 %30.77 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
91,1157.82 %6.01 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
4,6740.40 %0.61 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.32 %-2.00 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate6.39 %-6.70 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.71-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.46-2.422.45
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Area Code 312 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,164,670100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
291,66625.04 %57.94 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
42,2223.63 %4.82 %5.68 %
2 units
202,05317.35 %6.92 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
165,72214.23 %6.52 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
123,18710.58 %6.17 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
66,9095.74 %4.33 %3.99 %
20 or more units
270,56123.23 %10.06 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2,0330.17 %3.20 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
3170.03 %0.04 %0.22 %
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Area Code 312 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,164,670100.00 %--
1 room
58,6225.03 %1.95 %2.21 %
2 rooms
86,9607.47 %3.80 %4.88 %
3 rooms
154,87513.30 %8.54 %10.06 %
4 rooms
220,26718.91 %15.96 %15.95 %
5 rooms
269,04023.10 %21.73 %20.92 %
6 rooms
196,10616.84 %18.61 %18.39 %
7 rooms
81,3986.99 %12.30 %11.98 %
8 rooms
46,0593.95 %8.72 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
51,3434.41 %8.40 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.5-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units1,073,534100.00 %--
1.00 or less
965,70689.96 %89.44 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
58,2585.43 %2.62 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
49,5704.62 %1.93 %2.54 %
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Area Code 312 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas894,93476.84 %75.72 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas21,7291.87 %4.67 %5.96 %
Electricity122,20610.49 %11.68 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,4390.64 %0.58 %8.06 %
Coal or coke4960.04 %0.02 %0.12 %
Wood1370.01 %0.35 %1.51 %
Solar energy4270.04 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel12,7211.09 %0.51 %0.35 %
No fuel used13,4451.15 %0.45 %1.25 %
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Area Code 312 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units272,729100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
8,3543.06 %9.31 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
75,02827.51 %26.37 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
77,79328.52 %23.62 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
50,34218.46 %17.38 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
31,44711.53 %13.95 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
19,2207.05 %6.61 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
8,4673.10 %2.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
2,0780.76 %0.50 %0.56 %
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Area Code 312 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage188,26569.03 %69.80 %69.56 %
Less than $300
4080.15 %0.26 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
4,1401.52 %3.04 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
13,3224.88 %7.28 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
40,29014.77 %14.48 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
71,56426.24 %22.98 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
33,11212.14 %12.24 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
25,4299.32 %9.53 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged84,46430.97 %30.20 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent89,57132.84 %36.11 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent42,08715.43 %17.99 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent35,53713.03 %14.44 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent26,2429.62 %9.79 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent18,1176.64 %6.12 %6.01 %
35 percent or more57,71421.16 %14.91 %15.91 %
Not computed3,4611.27 %0.64 %0.85 %
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Area Code 312 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units596,977100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
36,7296.15 %5.67 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
22,2973.73 %4.88 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
111,56918.69 %21.24 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
235,32739.42 %36.11 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
105,46517.67 %17.49 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
54,1809.08 %8.28 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
19,3003.23 %2.54 %2.89 %
No cash rent
12,1102.03 %3.79 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)36,7496.16 %43.45 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent114,90019.25 %20.01 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent88,11814.76 %15.20 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent75,96812.73 %13.09 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent59,0739.90 %10.07 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent42,2017.07 %7.04 %7.32 %
35 percent or more183,91630.81 %28.26 %29.47 %
Not computed32,8015.49 %6.32 %7.77 %

Area Code 312 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
None304,05826.11 %11.13 %9.57 %
1464,92239.92 %33.26 %31.22 %
2234,96220.17 %35.38 %34.76 %
3 or more69,5925.98 %14.22 %15.45 %
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