How much do you know about young children in Illinois? Test your knowledge below, and then level up with the next blog post in the series, Illinois Early Childhood by the Numbers.
Illinois Early Childhood by the Percent
5% of children under age 5 are two or more races
7% of the total population in Illinois is made up of children age 5 and under
18% of children age 5 an dunder live in Spanish-speaking households
61% of children age 5 and under live in familes with annual incomes twice, or more than twice, the federal poverty level
66% of children age 5 and under live with two working parents
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 5-yr estimates