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Chicago's Population Grows -- But Slower Than Other Cities

Posted 05.23.2013 | Chicago

Chicago is on the slow climb when it comes to population growth according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Windy City's popu...

Rahm Challenges Chicago's Census Count

Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago

The most recent U.S. Census data was described by some as a "shellacking" of Chicago, which reportedly saw a 200,000 person drop in population over 10...

Report: Chicago Latinos Pay More In Taxes Than They Get In Return

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

A new study shows that the Chicago area's Latino population contributes more to their local community than they take from it. The report [PDF], rel...

Matt Sledge

Chicago's Black Population Dwindles, Census Numbers Show | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

The 2010 Census reveals that Chicago's black population is leaving -- to Houston, to Dallas, to Atlanta and to the other black talent-magnet cities of...

City Census Recount Could Have National Repercussions

Posted 06.14.2011 | Chicago

With the 2010 Census showing Chicago suffering steep losses in population, some city leaders are moving to seek a recount, a move that could have rami...