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Community Data Snapshot


Population (2000): 40,222
Down 17% since 1990, continuing decades-long fall
Population change. (1960–2000): Down 57,373
Middle-class flight peaked in 1970s when 30,000 left
Racial/Ethnic Makeup (2000): 98% Afr.-Amer.
Community "turned over" racially in 1950s and 1960s


Housing units (2000): 15,210
Down 10.1% since 1990, while city has gained 1.7%
Number of vacant units (2000): 2,591
Vacancy rate 17%, up 5.7% since 1990
Owner-occupied housing (2000): 31.5%
Up slightly, continuing a trend as rentals decrease


Population below poverty level (2000): 43.8%
Per capita income less than half city average
Households with public assistance (2000): 2,718 (21.6%)
Households with income more than $35,000/year (2000): 2,579 (20.4%)
573 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

Teamwork Englewood

815 W. 63rd Street Chicago, IL 60621 (773) 488-6600 phone (773) 874-7653 fax

Juandalyn Holland
Executive Director

Rosalind Moore (interim)
NCP program manager

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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 (446 KB)
Per Capita Income
Adobe PDF (173 KB)
Existing Land Use
Adobe PDF (410 KB)
Housing Value 2000
Adobe PDF (249 KB)
Population 1930–2000
Adobe PDF (372 KB)
Population Change 1990–2000
Adobe PDF (256 KB)
School Test Scores
Adobe PDF (42 KB)
Health and Demographics
Adobe PDF (226 KB)

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