South Chicago Heights, Illinois

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South Chicago Heights, Illinois
Village
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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area[1]
 • Total 1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
 • Land 1.58 sq mi (4.09 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,139
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 4,102
 • Density 2,594.56/sq mi (1,001.96/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code(s) 60411
Area code(s) 708
FIPS code 17-70629
Wikimedia Commons South Chicago Heights, Illinois
Website www.southchicagoheights.com

South Chicago Heights is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,139 at the 2010 census.[3]

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).[4]

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.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 552
1920 949 71.9%
1930 1,691 78.2%
1940 1,837 8.6%
1950 2,129 15.9%
1960 4,043 89.9%
1970 4,923 21.8%
1980 3,932 −20.1%
1990 3,597 −8.5%
2000 3,970 10.4%
2010 4,139 4.3%
Est. 2016 4,102 [2] −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the Census of 2010, there were 4,139 people, 1,517 households, and 982 families residing 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' 2nd congressional district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Chicago Heights village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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