Early Childhood Care Programs Supply and Demand


Population changes, 0-5, 2010-2014

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From 2010 to 2015, Chicago's citywide population of children ages zero to five decreased by 3.8 percent. However, across community areas, the change ranged from a decrease of 30 percent to an increase of 38 percent.

Twenty-eight communities showed an increase in their population of children zero to five, 11 of which had an increase of more than 15 percent. Of the 49 communities with a decrease in this population, 22 had a decrease of 15 percent or more. Burnside, Chatham, and Douglas had the greatest decrease in this age group, while the Loop, O'Hare and Lakeview had the greatest increase.


chapin hall   chicago department of family and support services