The Schaumburg Database

Between March 1997 and March 1998, the Schaumburg police collected data on 448 people considered “suspicious” or suspected of belonging to a gang.

African Americans among those recorded:

22.4 percent

African Americans in the Schaumburg population:

3.7 percent

Note: Whites, Latinos and Asians are counted as white in the Schaumburg database. Race information provided for 434 people.

Sources: Schaumburg Police Department; 1997 updated census data from Claritas Inc.; analyzed by The Chicago Reporter.