|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Chicago is 1,980. New Chicago, Indiana is the 7,653rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of New Chicago was in 2000, when its population was 2,064. In 2000, New Chicago was the 7,251st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,653rd largest city in the US. New Chicago is currently 4.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
New Chicago has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. New Chicago, Indiana's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7651||St. Charles, Michigan||1,981||-8.9%|
|7652||Minerva Park, Ohio||1,980||53.9%|
|7653||New Chicago, Indiana||1,980||-4.0%|
The total voting age population of New Chicago, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,204. The voting age population is 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of New Chicago are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Chicago are 78.5% White, 13.6% Other, 3.7% Black, 3.1% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 30.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In New Chicago, 25.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.9%. On a per-household basis, 22.7% of families are below the poverty line in New Chicago.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.7% of New Chicago residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.9% of New Chicago residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.2% have a bachelor's degree and 0.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Chicago residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Chicago is 12.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Chicago, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Chicago is $40,046.
In New Chicago, 63.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.4% of housing units in New Chicago.
Of all the housing units in New Chicago, 10.8% of them were build before 1940.
In New Chicago, 7.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Chicago is $920.
In New Chicago, 74.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.