South Chicago Heights, Illinois Population 2022

4,004
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South Chicago Heights is a city located in Illinois. South Chicago Heights has a 2020 population of 4,004. South Chicago Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,026 in 2010.

The average household income in South Chicago Heights is $48,734 with a poverty rate of 18.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,111 per month, and the median house value is $102,500. The median age in South Chicago Heights is 34.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

South Chicago Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 44.06%
  • Black or African American: 29.74%
  • Other race: 23.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Chicago Heights, Illinois is 4,004 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,026.

South Chicago Heights, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,78144.06%
Black or African American1,20229.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.52%
Some Other Race93223.06%
Two or More Races1062.62%
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South Chicago Heights Population by Race

South Chicago Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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South Chicago Heights Median Age

34.8


Total

43.6


Male

32.4


Female

South Chicago Heights Adults

There are 2,680 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in South Chicago Heights.

South Chicago Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.8

Child Dependency Ratio

South Chicago Heights Sex Ratio

Female

2,357

58.31%

Male

1,685

41.69%

South Chicago Heights Population by Age

South Chicago Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Chicago Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All68.4%31.6%
Female59.9%40.1%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Male44%56%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Chicago Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5602.5268.4
Married5162.9690.3
Male1342.9244
Female4063.7359.9
Non Family504059.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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South Chicago Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2249.32%
9th to 12th Grade2329.65%
High School Graduate85535.57%
Some College62125.83%
Associates Degree1867.74%
Bachelors Degree25210.48%
Graduate Degree341.41%
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South Chicago Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Chicago Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races151515
Black483468125
White1,2061,046124
Hispanic67939822
Native American2121
Other Race406292

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

South Chicago Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,551$44,167$29,309
Less Than 9th Grade$32,179$41,974$20,556
High School Graduate$31,798$32,465$28,598
Some College$46,532$56,987$36,065
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,551

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$29,309

Average Female

South Chicago Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Chicago Heights Language by Age

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South Chicago Heights Language

68.91% of South Chicago Heights residents speak only English, while 31.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.83% of the population.

South Chicago Heights Language

South Chicago Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,25327121.63%
Black1,13618115.93%
Other90NaN%
Multiple1064037.74%
Hispanic1,42024417.18%

18.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

23.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Chicago Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Chicago Heights is White, with 21.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Chicago Heights is Hispanic, with 17.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.34%.

South Chicago Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.34%
High School23.84%
Some College19.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

South Chicago Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.01%
Female Unemployed40.68%

South Chicago Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Chicago Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,321$48,155
Families$46,799$52,197
Married Families$49,816-
Non Families$25,449$31,302
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Income by Household Type

South Chicago Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

South Chicago Heights Married by Age and Sex

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South Chicago Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Chicago Heights Marital Status by Race

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South Chicago Heights Marital Status

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279

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War51
Vietnam130
Korea15
World War II10

South Chicago Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5426
55 to 6488
65 to 74112
75+53

South Chicago Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16110.50%
Black9715.98%
Native American21100.00%

South Chicago Heights Veterans by Race

South Chicago Heights Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Chicago Heights Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

South Chicago Heights Employment by Age

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South Chicago Heights Employment by Race

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South Chicago 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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78.40%

Born in South Chicago Heights

87.68%

Native Born

12.32%

Foreign Born

8.66%

Non Citizen

3.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.68% of South Chicago Heights residents were born in the United States, with 78.40% having been born in Illinois. 8.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Chicago Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19604,0430.00%
19704,9238801.99%
19803,932-991-2.22%
19903,597-335-0.89%
20003,9703730.99%
20104,1391690.42%
20114,128-11-0.27%
20124,117-11-0.27%
20134,106-11-0.27%
20144,095-11-0.27%
20154,084-11-0.27%
20164,073-11-0.27%
20174,062-11-0.27%
20184,051-11-0.27%
20194,040-11-0.27%
20204,026-14-0.35%
20214,015-11-0.27%
20224,004-11-0.27%

South Chicago Heights Population by Year