Young Children in Chicago

The website contains information pertaining to the conditions of children ages 0-5 living in Chicago. The data is viewed on 8 different domains and includes information on trends in population, service usage, and indicators of children's well-being. It is meant to serve as a planning tool for community organizations, churches, businesses, schools, foundations, as well as city and state officials trying to address the needs of young children in Chicago.

The information presented has been prepared by Chapin Hall, under contract with the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, with data collected from a wide range of sources, including public agencies and other organizations. Please consult Understanding the Data to learn more about the sources of data and a key to abbreviations.

This is part of an ongoing effort to present up-to-date, relevant information about community conditions, assets, and needs for all Chicago community areas, and it contains:




chapin hall   chicago department of family and support services