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Civic Planners: Slow Chicago Population Growth Keeping Economy Stagnant

Chicago remains the third largest city in the U.S., but Census data show it’s the slowest-growing of the top 10 cities with populations of 1 million or more.


Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Chicago Is The Most Segregated City In America: Analysis

Chicago is the most segregated city in the United States, while also being one of the most diverse, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Data.


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Mundelein Cops Release Data On Traffic Stops

Racial breakdown numbers for traffic stops throughout Illinois will be released July 1, but one north suburban police department has decided to make its info public early.


A Divvy bike station in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Pedal Power: More Chicago Commuters Ditching Cars, Public Transit

Since, 2000 more and more Chicagoans have turned to foot power to commute to work, according to the U.S. Census.


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A Colorized View Of The Racial Divide In Chicago

Examining Chicago by racial divide, the city of neighborhoods is reduced to seven very distinct areas.


A Polish flag with a black streamer flies from a car outside a memorial mass at Holy Trinity Church held to honor Polish President Lech Kaczynski and the 96 others killed when their plane crashed yesterday in Western Russia April 11, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago is home to the largest population of Polish people outside of Warsaw.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Common Neighborhoods For A Foreign Language

Spanish is by far the most common foreign language in Chicago, but which neighborhoods have the most foreign-language speakers?


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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.

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Some African-American leaders wonder if the U.S. Census undercounted blacks in Chicago. (CBS)

Did U.S. Census Under-Count African Americans In Chicago?

Some state lawmakers question the accuracy of the U.S. Census count, which says tens of thousands of black residents have “disappeared” from Chicago.