Summary of PUNS by Race & Hispanic/Latino Origin

Updated 10/7/2014

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 30,043 69.10% 73.50% 15,338 67.60%
African American 9,511 21.94% 15.10% 4,780 21.07%
Indian/Eskimo 95 0.22% 0.20% 45 0.20%
Asian 959 2.21% 3.40% 670 2.95%
Pacific Islander 89 0.21% Not Available 44 0.19%
Unknown 2,645 6.10% 1,813 7.99%
Totals: 43,342 22,690

Summary of PUNS by Hispanic/Latino Origin

Ethnic Group Total PUNS % of PUNS % of IL Census Active PUNS % OF PUNS
Not Hispanic 37,838 87.30% 87.70% 18,850 83.08%
Mexican 1,950 4.50% 9.20% 1,415 6.24%
Puerto Rican 289 0.67% 1.30% 209 0.92%
Cuban 14 0.03% 0.10% 10 0.04%
Central/South American 79 0.18% Not Available 63 0.28%
Other Hispanic 476 1.10% 1.70% 339 1.49%
Unknown 2,696 6.22% 1,804 7.95%
Totals: 43,342 22,690