Chicago Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 28,860, it is the 68th largest city in Illinois and the 1341st largest city in the United States . Chicago Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,276 in 2010. Chicago Heights reached it's highest population of 40,900 in 1970. Spanning over 10 miles, Chicago Heights has a population density of 2,807 people per square mile.
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.