Chicago Heights Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Chicago Heights Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
29,322

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.0%
5 - 17:
20.2%
18 - 24:
10.5%
25 - 34:
13.5%
35 - 54:
25.1%
55 - 64:
9.7%
Over 65 Years:
13.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
80.6%
80.6%
College Graduated
16.3%
16.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Chicago Heights
$22,503
$22,503
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Chicago Heights
$50,186
$50,186
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.2%

Employment Industries in Chicago Heights

 
Healthcare
15.1%
15.1%
Manufacturing
14.4%
14.4%
Accommodation
10.2%
10.2%
Transportation
8.2%
8.2%
Education
7.7%
7.7%
Other
6.5%
6.5%
Retail
6.4%
6.4%
Construction
6.3%
6.3%
Administration
5.4%
5.4%
Public Service
4.6%
4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.8%
3.8%
Finance
3.0%
3.0%
Information Technology
2.8%
2.8%
Arts
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
38.7%
38.7%
Black or African American
38.4%
38.4%
White
19.4%
19.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.3%
3.3%
Asian
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
6.2%
6.2%
German
4.5%
4.5%
Irish
2.9%
2.9%
Polish
2.7%
2.7%
African
1.1%
1.1%
English
1.0%
1.0%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.8%
0.8%
Slovak
0.6%
0.6%
European
0.6%
0.6%
Scottish
0.4%
0.4%
Lithuanian
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
Dutch
0.3%
0.3%
Norwegian
0.2%
0.2%
Jamaican
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Nigerian
0.1%
0.1%
Welsh
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.8%
66.8%
Spanish
31.8%
31.8%
Italian
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Chicago Heights Residents:
14.9%