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2009 Demographics

After this report had already been published, our freedom of information act (FOIA) request for demographic data about juvenile arrests was approved.  Here are the 2009 total juvenile arrests for persons 17 and Under by race and sex (for the city of Chicago).

2009

Race

Female

Male

Unknown

Total

Chicago – Total Arrests Asian/Pacific Islander

21

106

0

127 (0.4%)

African American

3,618

19,956

1

23,575 (75.5%)

Other

3

16

0

19

Unknown

7

22

0

29

Black Hispanic

33

160

0

193 (0.6%)

Caucasian

216

938

0

1,154 (3.7%)

White Hispanic

754

5,371

0

6,125 (19.6%)

Total

4,652 (14.9%)

26,569 (85%)

1

31,222

Source: CLEARDW query 12 June 2011 – obtained through FOIA

 We’ve also put together a fact sheet that illustrates juvenile arrests by race & sex and by district for 2009. You can download that information HERE.

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