Early Childhood Care Programs Supply and Demand


Population changes, 0-5, 2000-2010

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From 2000 to 2010, Chicago's citywide population of children ages zero to five decreased by 14.7 percent. However, across community areas, the change ranged from a decrease of 62 percent to an increase of 132 percent.

Nineteen communities showed an increase in their population of children ages zero to five, 10 of which had an increase of more than 25 percent. Of the 58 communities with a decrease in this population, 25 had a decrease of greater than 25 percent. Douglas, Grand Boulevard and Riverdale had the greatest decrease in this age group, while the Loop, O'Hare and Mount Greenwood had the greatest increase.


chapin hall   chicago department of family and support services