Chicago Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Chicago Heights has a 2020 population of 28,629. Chicago Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -5.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,385 in 2010.
The average household income in Chicago Heights is $63,167 with a poverty rate of 24.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $105,900. The median age in Chicago Heights is 33.8 years, 32.9 years for males, and 35 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chicago Heightswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 73.77%.
66.82% of Chicago Heights residents speak only English, while 33.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Chicago Heights is Asian, with 46.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Chicago Heights is Hispanic, with 21.91% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.12%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chicago Heights
85.12% of Chicago Heights residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Illinois. 8.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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