Geographic Region: State of Illinois
The state of Illinois is a primary governmental division within the United States. Early childhood data on IECAM is provided for this geographic region.
States and equivalent entities are the primary governmental divisions of the United States. In addition to the 50 states, the Census Bureau treats the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as the statistical equivalents of states for the purpose of data presentation.
In its online database, IECAM reports data for the state of Illinois with and without Chicago.
- Illinois state: The total number, for the selected data, for the state of Illinois, including Chicago.
- Illinois state count without Chicago: The total number, for the selected data, for the state of Illinois, excluding Chicago.
Source of definition: U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. Geographic Terms and Concepts – State or Statistically Equivalent Entity.