Chicago Heights, IL

30,349 Population
10.2 square miles 2,977.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
2,977.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.5%
was 49.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.2%
was 11.5%
 
Percent Under 18
26.7%
was 26.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 11.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.5
was 9.4
Ranked 37th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
28.6%
was 28.1%
 
Median Household Income
$40,611
was $41,947
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.2
47.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
600.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,826.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,437
was 12,414
 
Median Rent
$853
was $856
 
Total Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,590
was 10,509
 
Homeownership Rate
58.2%
was 58.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,220.1
was 1,217.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.4%
was 30.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.4%
was 96.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.2%
was 79.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.8%
was 14.5%
 

+ Upload Other Data