Research Fact Sheets

The Great Cities Institute shares this fact sheet series to provide research and data to the public in the areas of economic restructuring, income inequality, employment disparities, and more. These fact sheets contain information that can be utilized for advocacy, grant writing, and further research to improve the quality of life in our cities and regions.

2013-2017 Out of School and Out of Work 16-19 and 20-24 Year Olds in Chicago and Illinois Counties »
Released December 2019

Chicago Community Area Economic Hardship Index (2017) »
Released December 2019

Population Change in Illinois »
Released September 2019

Black Population Loss in Chicago »
Released July 2019

Out of School and Out of Work 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 Year Olds in Chicago and Cook County in 2017 »
Released May 2019

Chicago Community Area Economic Hardship Index (2016) »
Released September 2016

Chicago and Cook County Employment »
Released July 2016