Cicero, a suburb of Chicago, is an incorporated town in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 83,891 at the 2010 census.
Originally, Cicero Township occupied six times its current territory. Weak political leadership and town services resulted in cities such as Oak Park and Berwyn voting to split off from Cicero, and other portions such as Austin were annexed into the city of Chicago.Al Capone built his criminal empire in Chicago before moving to Cicero to escape the reach of Chicago police.Cicero has seen a revival in its commercial sector, with many new mini-malls and large retail stores. New condominiums are also being built in the city.