South Chicago Heights, IL

4,143 Population
1.6 square miles 2,621.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,621.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.0%
was 49.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
25.2%
was 19.8%
 
Percent Under 18
22.3%
was 22.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.3%
was 13.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
20.1%
was 19.1%
 
Median Household Income
$35,721
was $32,286
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.4
41.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
288.4
was 288.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,749.1
was 2,570.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,647
was 1,638
 
Median Rent
$742
was $706
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,446
was 1,449
 
Homeownership Rate
74.3%
was 70.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,041.9
was 1,036.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.1%
was 30.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
87.7%
was 86.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.1%
was 81.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
7.8%
was 6.6%
 

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