Child Support Offices in Cook County, Illinois

There are 2 Child Support Offices in Cook County, Illinois, serving a population of 5,238,541 people in an area of 946 square miles. There is 1 Child Support Office per 2,619,270 people, and 1 Child Support Office per 472 square miles.

In Illinois, Cook County is ranked 8th of 102 counties in Child Support Offices per capita, and 1st of 102 counties in Child Support Offices per square mile.

List of Cook County Child Support Offices

Find Cook County, Illinois child support offices, agency, enforcement, or division of child supportive services.

Chicago Child Support & Social Service Office 36 South Wabash Avenue Chicago, IL

Deerfield Child Support & Social Service Office 1755 Lake Cook Road Deerfield, IL

About the Cook County Child Support Office

The Cook County Child Support Office is part of a national system for child support enforcement in Cook County, IL. Illinois is required by law to operate a child support enforcement program and to establish an office or division specifically for that purpose. In most states, the Child Support Office is part of a human services or social services department or the Attorney General's Office. In a few cases, the Child Support Agency is a division within the Revenue Department.

You may contact the Child Support Office for questions about:
  • Cook County Child Support program and services
  • Child support hearings and cases
  • Child support obligations, payments and fees
  • Child support account information
  • Paternity tests in Cook County, IL

Cook County Children & Single-Parent Household Statistics

Find Cook County Children Living in Single-Parent Family Households, Single-Parent Households With Children by Age, Children Living in Single-Parent Households by Housing Ownership, Single-Parent Households With Disabled Children, Relationship of Children to Single-Parent Householder, Single-Parent Household Income, and School Enrollment of Children Living in Single-Parent Households. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Cook County Children Living in Single-Parent Family Households
 Cook CountyIllinois
Children Living in Households1,158,0872,919,971
Children Living With Male Householder90,704217,178
Children Living With Female Householder338,556724,953
Cook County Single-Parent Households With Children by Age
 Cook CountyIllinois
Children Under Age 6 Living With Male Householder35.0%33.6%
Children Under Age 6 Living With Female Householder30.5%30.2%
Children Age 6 to 11 Living With Male Householder32.2%32.9%
Children Age 6 to 11 Living With Female Householder33.5%33.6%
Children Age 12 to 17 Living With Male Householder32.8%33.6%
Children Age 12 to 17 Living With Female Householder36.0%36.2%
Cook County Children Living in Single-Parent Households by Housing Ownership
 Cook CountyIllinois
Children Living in Male Owner-Occupied Housing Units44.2%52.4%
Children Living in Female Owner-Occupied Housing Units28.6%33.4%
Children Living in Male Renter-Occupied Housing Units55.8%47.6%
Children Living in Female Renter-Occupied Housing Units71.4%66.6%
Cook County Single-Parent Households With Disabled Children
 Cook CountyIllinois
Children With Disabilities Living With Male Householder3.0%3.5%
Children With Disabilities Living With Female Householder4.1%4.9%
Cook County Relationship of Children to Single-Parent Householder
 Cook CountyIllinois
Biological, Step, or Adopted Children Living with Male Householder77.2%79.5%
Biological, Step, or Adopted Children Living with Female Householder78.8%82.4%
Grandchildren Living With Male Householder9.4%8.0%
Grandchildren Living With Female Householder16.0%12.9%
Other Related Children Living With Male Householder10.5%8.2%
Other Related Children Living With Female Householder4.5%3.6%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child Living With Male Householder2.9%4.4%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child Living With Female Householder0.7%1.0%
Unmarried Partner of Male Householder Present44.7%45.9%
Unmarried Partner of Female Householder Present11.7%15.3%
Cook County Single-Parent Household Income
 Cook CountyIllinois
Median Income of Male Householder Households with Children$41,009$42,456
Median Income of Female Householder Households with Children$29,003$27,557
Children Living With Male Householder Receiving Public Assistance39.1%35.4%
Children Living With Female Householder Receiving Public Assistance57.9%55.1%
Children Living With Male Householder Below the Poverty Line25.0%22.3%
Children Living With Female Householder Below the Poverty Line44.2%44.1%
Children Living With Male Householder At or Above the Poverty Line75.0%77.7%
Children Living With Female Householder At or Above the Poverty Line55.8%55.9%
Cook County School Enrollment of Children Living in Single-Parent Households
 Cook CountyIllinois
Children Living With Male Householder Enrolled in School66,012161,245
Children Living With Female Householder Enrolled in School264,105566,060
Children Living With Male Householder Not Enrolled in School8,93119,171
Children Living With Female Householder Not Enrolled in School24,83653,307
Children Living With Male Householder Enrolled in Public School91.2%92.3%
Children Living With Female Householder Enrolled in Public School90.7%92.3%
Children Living With Male Householder Enrolled in Private School8.8%7.7%
Children Living With Female Householder Enrolled in Private School9.3%7.7%