South Chicago Heights, Illinois

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South Chicago Heights, Illinois
Village of South Chicago Heights
Location of South Chicago Heights in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of South Chicago Heights in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°29′0″N 87°38′15″W / 41.48333°N 87.63750°W / 41.48333; -87.63750Coordinates: 41°29′0″N 87°38′15″W / 41.48333°N 87.63750°W / 41.48333; -87.63750
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
TownshipBloom
Area
 • Total1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
 • Land1.58 sq mi (4.09 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total4,026
 • Density2,546.49/sq mi (983.40/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60411
Area code708
FIPS code17-70629
Wikimedia CommonsSouth Chicago Heights, Illinois
Websitewww.southchicagoheights.com

South Chicago Heights is a village and a south suburb in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,026 at the 2020 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

South Chicago Heights is located at 41°29′0″N 87°38′15″W / 41.48333°N 87.63750°W / 41.48333; -87.63750 (41.483375, −87.637461).[3]

According to the 2010 census, South Chicago Heights has a total area of 1.596 square miles (4.13 km2), of which 1.58 square miles (4.09 km2) (or 99%) is land and 0.016 square miles (0.04 km2) (or 1%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910552
192094971.9%
19301,69178.2%
19401,8378.6%
19502,12915.9%
19604,04389.9%
19704,92321.8%
19803,932−20.1%
19903,597−8.5%
20003,97010.4%
20104,1394.3%
20204,026−2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2010[6] 2020[7]

2020 census[edit]

South Chicago Heights, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[6] Pop 2020[7] % 2010 % 2020
White (NH) 1,938 1,270 46.82% 31.54%
Black or African American (NH) 643 671 15.54% 16.67%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 5 5 0.12% 0.12%
Asian (NH) 46 65 1.11% 1.61%
Pacific Islander (NH) 7 2 0.17% 0.05%
Some Other Race (NH) 5 9 0.12% 0.22%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 55 104 1.33% 2.58%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 1,440 1,900 34.79% 47.19%
Total 4,139 4,026 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2010 census[edit]

As of the Census of 2010, there were 4,139 people, 1,517 households, and 982 families living in the village. The racial makeup of the village was 63.3% white, 16.8% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 15.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.8% of the population.

There were 1,517 households, out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 25.7% under the age of 18. The median age was 36.4 years. For every 100 males age 18 and over, there were 98.9 females.

In 2000, the population density was 2,586.1 people per square mile (995.3/km2), and there were 1,628 housing units at an average density of 1,060.5 per square mile (408.2/km2). The median income for a household in the village was $39,639, and the median income for a family was $49,279. Males had a median income of $37,078 versus $25,919 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,179. About 3.2% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

South Chicago Heights is in Illinois's 2nd congressional district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "South Chicago Heights village, Illinois profile". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  5. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - South Chicago Heights, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - South Chicago Heights, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.

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