A homeless person (CBS)

City Conducts Biennial Census Of Homeless Population

More than 200 volunteers and city employees fanned out overnight, counting the city’s homeless, but it was not driven by the cold snap.

WBBM Newsradio–01/23/2013

Census Offering Hyper-Local Data On Communities

You can now find a profile of your community or neighborhood, based on reams of information from the US Census Bureau.


Census Form

Breakdown Of 1940 Census Coming Monday

This coming Monday, April 2, is a big day for genealogists in Chicago, or anyone looking into a family tree.

WBBM Newsradio–03/30/2012


Survey To Measure Booming Growth Of Illinois Wine Industry

The Illinois wine industry is growing, and a census of sorts will help vintners realize how much it has grown in the past five years.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Illinois Getting Older, According To Census

Illinois’ population is getting older, with new Census data showing that the median age pushing past 36 over the past decade.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

The Chicago skyline. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Population Lowest Since 1910

New U.S. Census data shows the population of Chicago has dropped to its lowest levels since 1910 figures.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Cook County Tops Nation For Black-Owned Businesses

The numbers of black-owned businesses are up across America, but the greatest numbers are in the Chicago area in general, and Cook County in particular.

WBBM Newsradio–02/09/2011

Grant Park

Report Shows Changing Face Of Chicago Area

A report is out today about the changing faces in many Chicago area neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Map Of Illinois Congressional Districts 2010. (nationalatlas.gov)

Illinois Stands To Lose 1 Congressional Seat In Redistricting

Illinois is expected to lose 1 of its 19 congressional seats when the U.S. Census Bureau announces new population estimates.


Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Household Incomes Dropping In Suburbs

New census information suggests household incomes have seen major drops over the past 10 years in the Chicago suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2010

Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmakers Want Changes For Redistricting

Illinois lawmakers are preparing to change the ground rules for re-drawing their districts.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010