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  • Revyen -- September 24, 1898
    [Chicago School Census]

    According to the last "School Census" Chicago now has 1,851,588 inhabitants divided among the different nationalities of the following manner:-

    Americans 488,683
    Belgians 2,011
    Bohemians 89,280
    Canadians 34,907
    Chinese 2,445
    Danish 21,761
    English 44,223
    French 21,840
    German 490,240
    Greek 1,644
    Negroes 25,814
    Dutch 19,148
    Hungarians 4,452
    Italian 23,061
    Lithuanians 1,412
    Mexicans 152
    Norwegians 45,690
    Polish 96,853
    Russians 38,987
    Scotch 22,942
    Spanish 568
    Swedish 111,190
    Swiss 4,401
    Welsh 4,377
    Others 1,713
    Mixed descent 5,954
    Irish 248,142

    Of the 21,761 Danes, 5,230 live on the South Side; 14,702 on the West Side and 1,829 on the North Side. Of the Norwegians 5,591 on the South Side; 37,730 on the West Side and 2,369 on the North Side.

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