Updated 12/9/2014

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 30,374 69.25% 73.50% 15,338 67.43%
African American 9,615 21.92% 15.10% 4,814 21.16%
Indian/Eskimo 98 0.22% 0.20% 45 0.20%
Asian 986 2.25% 3.40% 691 3.04%
Pacific Islander 92 0.21% Not Available 44 0.19%
Unknown 2,696 6.15% 1,814 7.98%
Totals: 43,861 22,746

Summary of PUNS by Hispanic/Latino Origin

Ethnic Group Total PUNS % of PUNS % of IL Census Active PUNS % OF PUNS
Not Hispanic 38,238 87.18% 87.70% 18,844 82.85%
Mexican 1,989 4.53% 9.20% 1,436 6.31%
Puerto Rican 299 0.68% 1.30% 218 0.96%
Cuban 14 0.03% 0.10% 10 0.04%
Central/South American 79 0.18% Not Available 61 0.27%
Other Hispanic 476 1.09% 1.70% 338 1.49%
Unknown 2,766 6.31% 1,839 8.08%
Totals: 43,861 22,746