Community Data Snapshots

Community Data Snapshots

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) Community Data Snapshots summarize demographic, housing, employment, transportation, land use, revenue, and water data in northeastern Illinois. Each year, CMAP updates these snapshots for the region’s seven counties (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will), 284 communities, and 77 Chicago neighborhoods.

Find a printable PDF of your community’s information by using the Community Data Snapshot map or by selecting the county, municipality, or Chicago neighborhood links.

Do you want to explore the data yourself? Download it from the CMAP Data Hub.

Community Data Snapshots. Snapshot of our region. 7 counties, 284 communities, 77 Chicago neighborhoods, 8.5 million residents, 29,980 miles of road. CMAP logo.

Data in the snapshots

The Community Data Snapshots include information about:

  • Population and households: Each snapshot includes demographic and economic information, including population, race and ethnicity, language, income, home ownership, and more. The 2021 update includes new data on computer and internet access.

  • Housing: This section covers information about housing type, size, and age.

  • Transportation: Transportation data includes household vehicle availability, commuting, and vehicle miles traveled. The 2021 update also has new transit availability data.

  • Employment: The employment data covers general workforce characteristics including employment rate and key industries.

  • Land use: Each snapshot includes acres of residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use, agricultural, vacant, and other land uses. It also includes park access and walkability.

  • Revenue: Data includes retail sales and property assessments, which form a community's tax base.

  • Water supply: This section includes a municipality’s water demand, price trends, and water loss data.

  • ON TO 2050 indicators: Each snapshot tracks progress toward several regional indicators in ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan.

Data sources

Snapshot data comes from multiple sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Illinois Department of Revenue, and CMAP. Note that the American Community Survey is a sample-based data product. The margins of error for low-population communities are often large compared to the estimate.

Community Data Snapshot map

Explore or search the map below to find your community’s snapshot. You can also view a larger map.

View larger map

County data

Municipal data

View and download snapshots for northeastern Illinois’ 284 municipalities.

Chicago neighborhood data

Contact

Help us improve the Community Data Snapshots. Take a quick survey to tell us how you use this data and what you'd like to see in next year's snapshots.

Do you have questions about the data? Please email info@cmap.illinois.gov.

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Community Data Snapshots

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) Community Data Snapshots summarize demographic, housing, employment, transportation, land use, revenue, and water data in northeastern Illinois. Each year, CMAP updates these snapshots for the region’s seven counties (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will), 284 communities, and 77 Chicago neighborhoods.

Find a printable PDF of your community’s information by using the Community Data Snapshot map or by selecting the county, municipality, or Chicago neighborhood links.

Do you want to explore the data yourself? Download it from the CMAP Data Hub.

Community Data Snapshots. Snapshot of our region. 7 counties, 284 communities, 77 Chicago neighborhoods, 8.5 million residents, 29,980 miles of road. CMAP logo.

Data in the snapshots

The Community Data Snapshots include information about:

  • Population and households: Each snapshot includes demographic and economic information, including population, race and ethnicity, language, income, home ownership, and more. The 2021 update includes new data on computer and internet access.

  • Housing: This section covers information about housing type, size, and age.

  • Transportation: Transportation data includes household vehicle availability, commuting, and vehicle miles traveled. The 2021 update also has new transit availability data.

  • Employment: The employment data covers general workforce characteristics including employment rate and key industries.

  • Land use: Each snapshot includes acres of residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use, agricultural, vacant, and other land uses. It also includes park access and walkability.

  • Revenue: Data includes retail sales and property assessments, which form a community's tax base.

  • Water supply: This section includes a municipality’s water demand, price trends, and water loss data.

  • ON TO 2050 indicators: Each snapshot tracks progress toward several regional indicators in ON TO 2050, the region’s long-range plan.

Data sources

Snapshot data comes from multiple sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Illinois Department of Revenue, and CMAP. Note that the American Community Survey is a sample-based data product. The margins of error for low-population communities are often large compared to the estimate.

Community Data Snapshot map

Explore or search the map below to find your community’s snapshot. You can also view a larger map.

View larger map

County data

Municipal data

View and download snapshots for northeastern Illinois’ 284 municipalities.

Chicago neighborhood data

Contact

Help us improve the Community Data Snapshots. Take a quick survey to tell us how you use this data and what you'd like to see in next year's snapshots.

Do you have questions about the data? Please email info@cmap.illinois.gov.

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Community Data Snapshots