Young Children in Chicago

Indicator Maps

Click on a specific indicator below to view a map of community comparisons in population, service usage, and well-being trends. Please see the Understanding the Data section for a key to abbreviations.


Demographics Number of children ages 0-2, 2017
Number of children ages 3-5, 2017
Change in the population of children ages 0-5, 2013-2017
Percent of children ages 0-5 in poverty, 2017

Birth Indicators Percent of births with low birth weight, 2015
Percent of births with prenatal care in the first trimester, 2015
Birth rate (per 1000) to women ages 15-19, 2015
Infant mortality rate (per 1000), 2011-2015

Health Indicators Number of children ages 0-6 with elevated blood lead levels, 2016

Health Services Percent of children ages 0-5 who are enrolled in Medicaid, 2015

Economic Assistance Percent of children ages 0-5 who are enrolled in SNAP, 2017
Percent of children ages 0-5 who are enrolled in TANF, 2017

Child Care and
Early Education
Number of children ages 0-5 in DFSS subsidized childcare, 2017
Number of children ages 0-5 in DFSS Early Head Start/Head Start, 2017
Number of children ages 0-5 in Ounce of Prevention Fund Early Head Start/Head Start, 2015
Number of children ages 0-5 who are child care subsidy voucher recipients, 2017
Number of children ages 0-5 who are child care subsidy voucher recipients and in licensed child care, 2017
Number of children in CPS Pre-K, 2017

Neighborhood Indicators Non-violent (property) crime per 1,000, 2017
Violent crime per 1,000, 2017

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