Puerto Ricans in Illinois State, 2019

In 2019, Illinois had the 9th largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 207,109 with the majority of Puerto Ricans residing in Cook county per 10,000. Puerto Ricans accounted for 1.6 percent of the state’s overall population in 2019. Between 2010 and 2019, Illinois’s Puerto Rican population increased by about 7 percent from 194,096 to 207,109. This infographic contains selected socioeconomic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in Illinois, such as age distribution, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance coverage and more.