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Table 10 Descriptive statistics for the 77 community areas in the City of Chicago

From: The impact of the coronavirus on African American unemployment: lessons from history

  N Mean Median S.D Max. Min.
Household size 77 2.69 2.68 .59 4.3 1.53
Median income 77 $53,392 $50,178 $24,081 $111,962 $15,030
Unemployment rates_2019 77 8.5% 7% 5.5% 23.2% 1.9%
Employed in 2019 77 17,717 12,876 14,668 74,135 758
Population growth 77 -.03% − .13% .47% 2.04% − .81%
House value 77 254,850 227,477 110,828 594,571 62,083
% Owner occupied 77 40.2% 36.4% 18.1% 79.8% 12.4%
% Renter occupied 77 47.2% 50.6% 15.9% 74.6% 13.8%
% vacancy 77 12.6% 10.1% 5.9% 32.4% 6.3%
% < HS Dip 77 16.2% 13.6% 10.0% 47.3% 1.4%
%w/HS Dip 77 25.3% 26.0% 9.9% 46.7% 4.4%
% W/Some college 77 25.9% 25.8% 8.4% 45.1% 8.2%
% w/Grad 77 32.7% 26.2% 21.9% 84.9% 5.4%
% w/White collar jobs 77 55.8% 52.8% 15.1% 89.1% 29.7%
% w/ service jobs 77 24.1% 24.8% 7.2% 39.8% 7.6%
% w/blue collar jobs 77 20.1% 19.6% 10.5% 45.5% 3.3%