Harvey, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 24,908 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.0%
 
Males: 11,796  (47.4%)
Females: 13,112  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60426.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,154 (it was $31,958 in 2000)
Harvey:

$25,154
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,625 (it was $12,336 in 2000)

Harvey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,831 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Harvey:

$78,831
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $843.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harvey: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.6%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 49.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 61.6% for other race residents, 50.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harvey, IL (2017)
    • 17,28567.6%Black alone
    • 6,33624.8%Hispanic
    • 1,1124.4%White alone
    • 3741.5%Asian alone
    • 2831.1%Two or more races
    • 510.2%Other race alone
    • 40.02%American Indian alone

Races in Harvey detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 94 registered sex offenders living in Harvey, Illinois as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harvey is 271 to 1.


Crime rates in Harvey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
9
(31.0)
11
(38.2)
13
(45.6)
7
(24.8)
7
(25.0)
12
(43.7)
15
(59.2)
10
(39.4)
10
(39.4)
7
(27.6)
5
(19.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(86.1)
17
(59.1)
27
(94.7)
13
(46.0)
11
(39.2)
20
(72.8)
16
(63.1)
9
(35.4)
10
(39.4)
15
(59.1)
23
(90.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
212
(730.3)
309
(1,074)
371
(1,302)
313
(1,108)
350
(1,248)
130
(473.4)
150
(591.5)
205
(807.0)
273
(1,074)
206
(811.8)
149
(587.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
209
(719.9)
238
(827.2)
203
(712.3)
177
(626.8)
177
(630.9)
239
(870.3)
249
(981.9)
125
(492.0)
114
(448.7)
101
(398.0)
122
(481.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
466
(1,605)
538
(1,870)
601
(2,109)
676
(2,394)
568
(2,025)
755
(2,749)
722
(2,847)
597
(2,350)
493
(1,940)
380
(1,497)
361
(1,423)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
668
(2,301)
1,147
(3,987)
1,300
(4,561)
1,154
(4,087)
938
(3,343)
753
(2,742)
758
(2,989)
666
(2,622)
737
(2,901)
640
(2,522)
471
(1,857)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
332
(1,144)
386
(1,342)
568
(1,993)
463
(1,640)
336
(1,198)
270
(983.2)
258
(1,017)
220
(866.0)
192
(755.7)
190
(748.7)
144
(567.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
25
(86.1)
22
(76.5)
14
(49.1)
16
(56.7)
9
(32.1)
9
(32.8)
7
(27.6)
14
(55.1)
10
(39.4)
6
(23.6)
10
(39.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)789.91009.11189.51006.5953.0842.5942.9786.2834.6691.2603.8

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City-data.com crime index in Harvey, IL

Crime rate in Harvey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 94 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Illinois average:

2.74
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1891

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 4,020 people per square mile   (average).

Harvey, Illinois map

2,858 residents are foreign born (10.0% Latin America).

This city:

11.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,836 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,306 (3.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (8.2 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (16.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Phoenix, IL (1.1 miles ),
Dixmoor, IL (1.3 miles ),
Posen, IL (1.5 miles ),
Markham, IL (1.5 miles ),
Riverdale, IL (1.5 miles ),
East Hazel Crest, IL (1.5 miles ),
South Holland, IL (1.7 miles ),
Dolton, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 87.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +548 (+2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,048 (13.1%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Harvey, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harvey, IL in 2017
Harvey satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $188,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Harvey, IL residents
Average permit cost in Harvey, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Harvey, IL
Historical housing units in Harvey, IL
Most common industries in Harvey, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Harvey, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Harvey, Illinois

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Harvey, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0204. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0204
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Harvey-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Harvey city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harvey-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.1 miles away from Harvey center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harvey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harvey:

  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE INGALLS DRIVE)
  • CHILDRENS HABILITATION CENTER (121 W 154TH ST)
  • HEATHER HEALTH CARE CENTER (15600 SOUTH HONORE STREET)
  • COMMUNITY DIALYSIS OF HARVEY (16641 S. HALSTED ST., STE A)
  • INGALLS HOME CARE INC. (WYMAN GORDON BLDG 1 INGALLS D)
  • INGALLS MEM HOSP COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE (ONE INGALLS DRIVE)
  • JORDAN AND ASSOCIATES, HOME HL (14618 LINCOLN AVENUE)

Heliports located in Harvey:

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Amtrak stations near Harvey:

  • 4 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvey:

  • South Suburban College (about 2 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 10 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)

Public high schools in Harvey:

  • THORNTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,407, Location: 15001 BROADWAY AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • FIELD SCHOOL (Location: 14700 WALLACE ST, Grades: 12)

Private high school in Harvey:

  • CHILREN'S HABILITATION CENTER (Students: 28, Location: 121 W 154TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harvey:

Private elementary/middle school in Harvey:

  • JULES HUTTON CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE (Students: 15, Location: 2 W 150TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Harvey

Library in Harvey:

  • HARVEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,301,496; Location: 15441 TURLINGTON AVENUE; 105,967 books; 571 e-books; 2,986 audio materials; 5,833 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 571 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harvey: Harvey Fire Department Station 2 (A), Harvey Fire Department Station 3 (B), Harvey Fire Department Station 4 (C), Harvey Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harvey include: Abundance Baptist Church (A), Bethel Tabernacle (B), Central Christian Church (C), Christ Miracle Healing Center (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic (G), Federated Church of Harvey (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harvey include: Briggs-Ellis Park (1), Harmon Park (2), Holmes Park (3), Taft Park (4), New Holmes Park (5), Southwest Park (6), Tatje Park (7), Cooper Park (8), Lincoln Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Harther House (168 East 155th Street), Days Inn and Suites (16900 South Halsted Street), Beacon Motel (15941 Wood Street), Comfort Inn & Suites (2850 West 159th Street).

Birthplace of: Syleena Johnson - R&B and soul singer-songwriter, Lou Boudreau - Baseball player and manager, Keke Palmer - Actor, Eddy Curry - Professional basketball player, Barry Gardner - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Dec 13, 1976), Doug Fenske - Record producer, Sean Lampley - Basketball player, Reggie Hamilton (basketball) - Basketball player, Ivan Albright - Painter and artist, Ralph W. Gerard - Scientist.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Harvey in 2010:

  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Harvey in 2000:

  • 126 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Harvey (2011 data):

  • United Central Bank: Messenger Service For Retirement Hom at 16540 South Halsted, branch established on 2008/07/10; Ucb North - Harvey at 16540 South Halsted Street, branch established on 1962/12/15. Info updated 2009/08/04: Bank assets: $2,348.5 mil, Deposits: $2,060.1 mil, headquarters in Garland, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Harvey Branch at 135 E 154th St, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Harvey Branch at 174 East 154th Street, branch established on 1937/03/08. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Harvey:

Marital status in Harvey, IL
  • Never married: 53.5%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Harvey:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harvey
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harvey, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harvey:

6.6
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Harvey:

82.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harvey, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 63$390,307$74,34420$10,653
Firefighters 42$258,770$73,9341$2,270
Other Government Administration 21$69,115$39,4940$0
Transit 20$78,049$46,8290$0
Police - Other 18$56,868$37,9120$0
Water Supply 17$47,777$33,7258$9,909
Judicial and Legal 1$7,029$84,3481$2,017
Welfare 0$0 1$3,279
Sewerage 0$0 2$6,240
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,017
Health 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 182$907,915$59,86334$36,385

Harvey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $858,000 ($34.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,179,000 ($328.37)
    General - Other: $6,577,000 ($264.05)
    Police Protection: $5,607,000 ($225.11)
    Regular Highways: $3,420,000 ($137.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,265,000 ($131.08)
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000 ($50.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $983,000 ($39.47)
    Financial Administration: $466,000 ($18.71)
    Central Staff Services: $326,000 ($13.09)
    Parking Facilities: $167,000 ($6.70)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($4.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($3.49)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $544,000 ($21.84)
    Benefit Payments: $176,000 ($7.07)
    Corporate Bonds: $48,000 ($1.93)
    Withdrawals: $20,000 ($0.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000,000 ($80.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,492,000 ($421.23)

Harvey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,433,000 ($57.53)
    Other: $318,000 ($12.77)
    Parking Facilities: $230,000 ($9.23)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($7.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $485,000 ($19.47)
    From Other Governments: $132,000 ($5.30)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $63,000 ($2.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $585,000 ($23.49)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,452,000 ($379.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,269,000 ($171.39)
    Other: $1,388,000 ($55.73)
    Highways: $768,000 ($30.83)
  • Tax - Property: $10,753,000 ($431.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,110,000 ($44.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,088,000 ($43.68)
    Other License: $826,000 ($33.16)

Harvey government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,177,000 ($2094.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,847,000 ($2041.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000 ($53.40)

Harvey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $44,000 ($1.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,109,000 ($566.44)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Harvey, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Foot Locker1
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
AutoZone1Holiday Inn1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
Church's Chicken1Popeyes2
Comfort Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Comfort Suites1U-Haul2
Cricket Wireless1UPS2
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens1
Econo Lodge1YMCA1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harvey:

  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harvey:

  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Harvey:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Harvey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.4mTotal length
  • $3,696,000Total costs
  • 81,300Total average daily traffic
  • 8,181Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harvey)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harvey, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harvey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2138E , Serial Number: 7AC5709, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): A L Zummallen, Rubinkam Arpt, Harvey, IL 60426
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5506Q , Serial Number: 606, Year manufactured: 1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Great Lakes Flying Club Inc, Po Box 554, Harvey, IL 60426
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2168H , Serial Number: 2791, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/11/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Perry A Tanner, 15625 Myrtle Ave, Harvey, IL 60426
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/2018
  • Aircraft: AIRCOUPE F-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3054G , Serial Number: 5757, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Perry A Tanner, 15625 Myrtle Ave, Harvey, IL 60426
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/23/2018
  • Aircraft: BELL UH-1H (Category: Land, Seats: 15, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 931PD , Serial Number: 65-09939, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/1993
    Registrant (Government): City Of Harvey Police Department, 15301 S Dixie Highway, Harvey, IL 60426
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$92,13710$90,746100$104,68319$34,7180$023$71,5760$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$95,6605$75,11833$109,7806$18,6820$05$72,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$108,22321$85,009146$100,70637$24,9961$417,13029$80,8504$18,933
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$112,0482$51,61040$115,5794$76,2380$05$76,4440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$92,9902$116,52523$109,5114$91,3581$413,0403$101,5500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Harvey, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$148,2301$141,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$137,3170$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$114,2800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harvey, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harvey, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 274. The highest number of fire incidents - 404 took place in 2018, and the least - 35 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Harvey, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.2%), and Outside Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harvey, IL
    • 2,84661.2%Structure Fires
    • 98321.1%Outside Fires
    • 63913.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1854.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harvey, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harvey, Illinois:

  • Parkview Motel, 312 E 159th St, Harvey, Illinois 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-5055, Fax: (708) 331-5035
  • Bel Aire Motel Harvey, 315 E 159TH St, Harvey, Illinois 60426 , Phone: (708) 596-5410
  • Days Inn & Suites, 16900 S Halsted St, Harvey, Illinois 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-0700, Fax: (708) 331-4656
  • Motel 6, 16940 S Halsted, Harvey, Illinois 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-3400, Fax: (708) 331-5510
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 16920 S Halsted St, Harvey, Illinois 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-7000, Fax: (708) 333-4746
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harvey, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harvey, IL
  • 96.0%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harvey, IL
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Harvey compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Harvey on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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