Updated 11/12/2014

Note: 

  • % of Illinois Census is those presumed to have Developmental Disabilities
  • "Total PUNS" includes counts of closed records

Summary of PUNS by Race

RACE Total PUNS % of PUNS % of IL Census Active PUNS % OF PUNS
White 30,265 69.29% 73.50% 15,272 67.50%
African American 9,578 21.93% 15.10% 4,784 21.14%
Indian/Eskimo 97 0.22% 0.20% 44 0.19%
Asian 972 2.23% 3.40% 676 2.99%
Pacific Islander 92 0.21% Not Available 45 0.20%
Unknown 2,676 6.13% 1,804 7.97%
Totals: 43,680 22,625

Summary of PUNS by Hispanic/Latino Origin

Ethnic Group Total PUNS % of PUNS % of IL Census Active PUNS % OF PUNS
Not Hispanic 38,092 87.21% 87.70% 18,748 82.86%
Mexican 1,977 4.53% 9.20% 1,426 6.30%
Puerto Rican 296 0.68% 1.30% 214 0.95%
Cuban 14 0.03% 0.10% 10 0.04%
Central/South American 80 0.18% Not Available 64 0.28%
Other Hispanic 475 1.09% 1.70% 337 1.49%
Unknown 2,746 6.29% 1,826 8.07%
Totals: 43,680 22,625