Ford Heights, Illinois Population 2022

1,623
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Ford Heights is a city located in Illinois. Ford Heights has a 2020 population of 1,623. Ford Heights is currently declining at a rate of -5.53% annually and its population has decreased by -10.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,813 in 2010.

The average household income in Ford Heights is $48,520 with a poverty rate of 37.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $849 per month, and the median house value is $44,700. The median age in Ford Heights is 31.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Ford Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ford Heightswas:

  • Black or African American: 91.13%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • White: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ford Heights, Illinois is 1,623 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,813.

Ford Heights, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White572.11%
Black or African American2,46591.13%
Two or More Races1836.77%
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Ford Heights Population by Race

Ford Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Ford Heights Median Age

39


Total

41.1


Male

37.1


Female

Ford Heights Adults

There are 2,040 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Ford Heights.

Ford Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,440

53.23%

Male

1,265

46.77%

Ford Heights Population by Age

Ford Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ford Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.8%43.2%
Non Family55%45%
All46.6%53.4%
Male45.7%54.3%
Female36.4%63.6%

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ford Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8853.0646.6
Married1183.5956.8
Male702.6445.7
Female3794.5536.4
Non Family3181.1655

4.05

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Ford Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade351.86%
9th to 12th Grade1176.22%
High School Graduate97151.62%
Some College55229.35%
Associates Degree894.73%
Bachelors Degree653.46%
Graduate Degree522.76%
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Ford Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ford Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races544714
Black1,7701,642103
White3625
Hispanic2815

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.93%.

Ford Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,477$22,079$32,639
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,803$21,803$
Some College$31,364$32,500$
Bachelors Degree$48,810$$48,810
Graduate Degree$15,536$$

$22,477

Average Earnings

$22,079

Average Male

$32,639

Average Female

Ford Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ford Heights Language by Age

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Ford Heights Language

99.49% of Ford Heights residents speak only English, while 0.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Ford Heights Language

Ford Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic614878.69%
Black2,45796639.32%
Multiple1833318.03%
White36513.89%
OtherNaN%

37.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.73%

Male Poverty Rate

39.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford Heights is Hispanic, with 78.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford Heights is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 56.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.69%.

Ford Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.87%
High School32.75%
Some College29.80%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Ford Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.44%
Male Unemployed73.02%
Female Employed28.77%
Female Unemployed75.21%

Ford Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ford Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,083$48,726
Families$40,082$56,268
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families$29,000$34,227
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Income by Household Type

Ford Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

12.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.8%

Male Marriage Rate

11.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Ford Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ford Heights Marital Status by Race

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Ford Heights Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War49
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Ford Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5462
55 to 6445
65 to 7415
75+5

Ford Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White814.04%
Black1196.23%

Ford Heights Veterans by Race

Ford Heights Veterans by Education

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26.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford Heights Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

22.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ford Heights Employment by Age

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Ford Heights Employment by Race

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Ford Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.48%

Born in Ford Heights

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ford Heights residents were born in the United States, with 79.48% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ford Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19904,2590.00%
20003,456-803-2.07%
20102,763-693-2.21%
20112,668-95-3.44%
20122,573-95-3.56%
20132,478-95-3.69%
20142,383-95-3.83%
20152,288-95-3.99%
20162,193-95-4.15%
20172,098-95-4.33%
20182,003-95-4.53%
20191,908-95-4.74%
20201,813-95-4.98%
20211,718-95-5.24%
20221,623-95-5.53%

Ford Heights Population by Year