Chicago Marriage & Divorce Records (Illinois)

Search for free Chicago, IL Marriage & Divorce Records, including Chicago marriage certificates & licenses, divorce certificates, decrees, licenses, and more.


Chicago Marriage & Divorce Records Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 4 Offices in Chicago, IL

Chicago City Clerk 5674 South Archer Avenue Chicago, IL 60638 312-745-1100 Directions

Chicago City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-744-5000 Directions

Cook County Clerk 69 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-0996 Directions

Cook County Marriage License 50 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 312-603-7790 Directions

Chicago Marriage & Divorce Records Databases

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Chicago City Government Murder Records https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/2017-chicago-murders

Chicago Public Library Database https://www.chipublib.org/resource/

Chicago Marriage & Divorce Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chicago Marital Status
Married Couples342,844 (32.8%)
Unmarried Couples72,632 (2.7%)
Never Married Men549,430 (51.3%)
Never Married Women542,131 (46.9%)
Separated Men21,749 (2.0%)
Separated Women30,165 (2.6%)
Widowed Men24,836 (2.3%)
Widowed Women91,894 (7.9%)
Divorced Men78,126 (7.3%)
Divorced Women108,487 (9.4%)