Demographics

Chicago Heights has a population of approximately 30,000 residents, with roughly 228,000 residents within a 15-minute drive, and nearly 1,310,000 residents within a 30-minute drive.  The population in Chicago Heights and the surrounding area can be defined as a middle-income group with the largest percentage of the population between 25 and 54 years old.  Chicago Heights, in particular, has a median age of 31.9, well below the median age in the U.S of 37.2 (according to 2010 Census figures), and an average household size of 3.09, slightly above the 2.58 U.S. average (according to 2010 Census figures).  These demographics provide evidence to support that many younger, working families have chosen Chicago Heights as their home.  A demographic table of Chicago Heights and the proximate area has been provided below:

Chicago Heights15-minute Drive Time of
Chicago Heights
30-minute Drive Time of
Chicago Heights
Population27,480199,399838,550
Households9,93974,858314,787
Families6,708
Avg. Household Size32.62.6
Population by Age
0-4
5-9
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65-74
75-84
85+

7%
7.2%
7.8%
8%
7.7%
13.5%
6.9%
5.5%
9.7%
8%
4%
2.1%

5.5%
6.1%
6.6%
6.4%
5.8%
13.2%
12.5%
12.7%
14%
10.2%
4.9%
2.1%

5.4%
6.1%
6.6%
5.8%
5.8%
12.9%
12.7%
12.9%
13.8%
10.3%
5%
2.1%
Median Household Income$50,186$70,731$71,381
Avg. Household Income$63,167$86,020$87,383
Households by Income
<$15,000
$15,000-$24,999
$25,000-$34,999
$35,000-$49,999
$50,000-$74,999
$75,000-$99,999
$100,000-$149,999
$150,000-$199,999
$200,000+

18.2%
11.1%
8.6%
12%
18.2%
13.7%
12.7%
3.7%
1.8%

11.1%
6.7%
8.2%
10.7%
18%
15.3%
18%
6.9%
5.1%

10.4%
6.8%
8.1%
11.5%
18.5%
14.3%
17.2%
7%
6.2%


Data provided by ESRI