Harvey, Illinois Population 2022

19,332
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Harvey is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Harvey has a 2020 population of 19,332. Harvey is currently declining at a rate of -2.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,324 in 2010.

The average household income in Harvey is $45,658 with a poverty rate of 31.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $72,600. The median age in Harvey is 35.2 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Harvey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harveywas:

  • Black or African American: 65.33%
  • White: 20.62%
  • Two or more races: 6.10%
  • Other race: 5.95%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harvey, Illinois is 19,332 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,324.

Harvey, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,00920.62%
Black or African American15,87165.33%
Asian4892.01%
Some Other Race1,4455.95%
Two or More Races1,4816.10%
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Harvey Population by Race

Harvey Population Pyramid 2022

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Harvey Median Age

34.5


Total

30.9


Male

36.8


Female

Harvey Adults

There are 18,028 adults, (3,273 of whom are seniors) in Harvey.

Harvey Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harvey Sex Ratio

Female

12,717

52.34%

Male

11,578

47.66%

Harvey Population by Age

Harvey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harvey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
Male77.1%22.9%
All51.8%48.2%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Female38.6%61.4%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harvey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6572.7751.8
Married2,4153.9378.4
Male3933.6477.1
Female2,6843.5538.6
Non Family3,1651.1339.7

3.62

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Harvey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2358.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,77011.69%
High School Graduate5,63837.25%
Some College3,95926.15%
Associates Degree8395.54%
Bachelors Degree1,2158.03%
Graduate Degree4813.18%
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Harvey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harvey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian269241126
White72464193
Black10,6109,3781,325
2+ Races70451985
Other Race84743739
Hispanic3,3311,68645

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.84%.

Harvey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,543$30,440$26,452
Less Than 9th Grade$28,095$30,314$21,063
High School Graduate$27,664$28,859$22,216
Some College$26,888$33,095$25,736
Bachelors Degree$40,722$27,390$50,625
Graduate Degree$82,672$70,417$

$28,543

Average Earnings

$30,440

Average Male

$26,452

Average Female

Harvey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harvey Language by Age

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Harvey Language

76.33% of Harvey residents speak only English, while 23.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.64% of the population.

Harvey Language

Harvey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian48925852.76%
White80628034.74%
Hispanic6,5552,15932.94%
Black15,7634,72829.99%
Other719NaN%
Multiple1,48128118.97%

31.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.92%

Male Poverty Rate

33.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harvey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Asian, with 52.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harvey is Multiple, with 18.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.85%.

Harvey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.64%
High School25.57%
Some College19.14%
Bachelors or Greater13.30%

Harvey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.65%
Male Unemployed35.01%
Female Employed17.02%
Female Unemployed35.87%

Harvey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harvey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,635$50,056
Families$45,729$62,592
Married Families$63,071-
Non Families$20,283$26,045
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Income by Household Type

Harvey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harvey Married by Age and Sex

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Harvey 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 45-54.

Harvey Marital Status by Race

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Harvey Marital Status

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822

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War160
Vietnam318
Korea35
World War II15

Harvey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3446
35 to 54174
55 to 64160
65 to 74211
75+231

Harvey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White762.21%
Black7115.74%
Asian20.49%
2+ Races333.84%
Hispanic50.12%

Harvey Veterans by Race

Harvey Veterans by Education

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7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harvey Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Harvey Employment by Age

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Harvey Employment by Race

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Harvey 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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72.46%

Born in Harvey

85.15%

Native Born

14.85%

Foreign Born

8.57%

Non Citizen

6.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.15% of Harvey residents were born in the United States, with 72.46% having been born in Illinois. 8.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harvey Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19005,3950.00%
19107,2271,8322.97%
19209,2161,9892.46%
193016,3747,1585.92%
194017,8781,5040.88%
195020,6832,8051.47%
196029,0718,3883.46%
197034,6365,5651.77%
198035,8101,1740.33%
199029,771-6,039-1.83%
200030,0002290.08%
201025,282-4,718-1.70%
201124,786-496-1.96%
201224,290-496-2.00%
201323,794-496-2.04%
201423,298-496-2.08%
201522,802-496-2.13%
201622,306-496-2.18%
201721,810-496-2.22%
201821,314-496-2.27%
201920,818-496-2.33%
202020,324-494-2.37%
202119,828-496-2.44%
202219,332-496-2.50%

Harvey Population by Year