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Harvey: Rush hour traffic hits construction at about 15800 S Halsted St, March 2010 Harvey: A groovy old storefront at 159th and Fisk Streets Harvey: St John the Baptist Church was founded by Polish Catholics and this most recent building was finished in 1958 Harvey: high rise
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Population in 2012: 25,381 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 

Males: 11,342  (44.7%)
Females: 14,039  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  30.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60426.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,850 (it was $31,958 in 2000)
Harvey:

$26,850
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,272

Harvey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,190 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Harvey:

$81,190
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,975; Detached houses: $110,679; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,375; In 2-unit structures: $161,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,500; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,531; Mobile homes: $48,550

Median gross rent in 2012: $923.

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  • Black alone - 18,948 (75.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4,175 (16.7%)
  • White alone - 1,335 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 280 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 113 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 94 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harvey: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1891

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 6.20 square miles.

Population density: 4,097 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Harvey:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harvey city:

  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2,132 residents are foreign born

This city:  8.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Harvey, Illinois as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harvey to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,473 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,813 (2.2%)

Harvey satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 87.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,882 (+7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,247 (17.3%)

Area code: 708

Harvey household income distribution Harvey home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harvey by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 5111010139111377121510
per 100,000 16.736.733.333.744.331.038.245.624.825.043.759.239.4
Rapes 4240616133251727131120169
per 100,000 140.0133.3203.3205.3112.486.159.194.746.039.272.863.135.4
Robberies 179130185185215212309371313350130150205
per 100,000 596.7433.3616.7622.6732.1730.31074.01301.71108.41247.5473.4591.5807.0
Assaults 161188235235191209238203177177239249125
per 100,000 536.7626.7783.3790.9650.4719.9827.2712.3626.8630.9870.3981.9492.0
Burglaries 540425509509503466538601676568755722597
per 100,000 1800.01416.71696.71713.01712.81605.21869.92108.72393.92024.52749.42847.22350.0
Thefts 8246066206201,1816681,1471,3001,154938753758666
per 100,000 2746.72020.02066.72086.64021.52301.13986.74561.24086.53343.32742.12989.22621.6
Auto thefts 507467363363545332386568463336270258220
per 100,000 1690.01556.71210.01221.61855.81143.61341.61992.91639.61197.6983.21017.4866.0
Arson 10202525152522141699714
per 100,000 33.366.783.384.151.186.176.549.156.732.132.827.655.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 832.7767.5901.7910.4993.2819.41046.81233.91044.1988.6874.0978.1815.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 96 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Illinois average:

2.76

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Harvey, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -248 (-0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Harvey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Harvey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 134% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Harvey center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harvey topographic map

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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Harvey:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Harvey, IL

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.

Local government website: www.cityofharvey.org

College/University in Harvey:

  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital Dietetic Internship (Full-time enrollment: 7; Location: One Ingalls Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ingalls.org/Careers/WhyChooseIngalls.asp)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvey:

  • South Suburban College (about 2 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,553)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Chicago State University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 10 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,743)

Public high school in Harvey:

Private high school in Harvey:

  • CHILREN'S HABILITATION CENTER (Students: 22; Location: 121 W 154TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Harvey:

Private elementary/middle schools in Harvey:

  • BEACON HILL PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 200; Location: 14633 S WINCHESTER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PATHWAYS TO LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 96; Location: 15323 TURLINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEARNING LADDER EDUCATIONAL CENTER INC (Students: 48; Location: 16225 HALSTED ST; Grades: PK - T1)
  • JULES HUTTON CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE (Students: 20; Location: 15246 S MARSHFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOD'S LITTLE SUGAR NURSERY & KDGN SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 30 E 159TH ST UNIT D; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Harvey, map of school districts: HARVEY SCHOOL DISTRICT 152, W HARVEY-DIXMOOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 147, THORNTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 205

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)

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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).

 
Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.9. This is about average.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.19
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.4%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.0% for Black residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 54.4% for other race residents, 34.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harvey, IL

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

Harvey compared to Illinois state average:

Harvey, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harvey, Illinois:

  • Motel 6 Junction Inn Of Harvey, 17003 S Halsted St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 596-7470, Fax: (708) 331-1402
  • Parkview Motel, 312 E 159th St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-5055, Fax: (708) 331-5035
  • Beacon Motel, 15941 S Wood St, Harvey, IL 60426
  • Bel Aire Motel Harvey, 315 E 159TH St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 596-5410
  • Ramada Inn-chicago S, 17040 S Halsted St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 596-1500
  • Days Inn & Suites, 16900 S Halsted St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-0700, Fax: (708) 331-4656
  • Motel 6, 16940 S Halsted, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-3400, Fax: (708) 331-5510
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 16920 S Halsted St, Harvey, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-7000, Fax: (708) 333-4746
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harvey, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harvey travel time to work - commute


Harvey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Harvey city (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$42,213$46,0510$0
Other Government Administration 7$36,075$61,84315$11,734
Police Protection - Officers 51$229,779$54,0660$0
Police - Other 13$48,660$44,9170$0
Firefighters 46$208,039$54,2710$0
Fire - Other 1$4,771$57,2520$0
Streets and Highways 8$39,669$59,5040$0
Health 1$5,224$62,6880$0
Solid Waste Management 7$28,084$48,1440$0
Sewerage 32$135,023$50,6340$0
Parks and Recreation 5$20,169$48,4060$0
Water Supply 23$95,586$49,8710$0
Local Libraries 1$5,930$71,16016$25,248
Other and Unallocable 9$41,287$55,0490$0
Totals for Government 215$940,509$52,49431$36,982

Harvey government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,972,000 ($235.29)
    Police Protection: $4,539,000 ($178.83)
    Central Staff Services: $3,768,000 ($148.46)
    Regular Highways: $2,696,000 ($106.22)
    Fire Protection: $2,460,000 ($96.92)
    Financial Administration: $2,409,000 ($94.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,650,000 ($65.01)
    Parking Facilities: $272,000 ($10.72)
    General - Other: $227,000 ($8.94)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($8.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $13,765,000 ($542.33)
    Benefit Payments: $2,604,000 ($102.60)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,348,000 ($92.51)
    Withdrawals: $100,000 ($3.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,161,000 ($45.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,291,000 ($326.66)

Harvey government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $640,000 ($25.22)
    Parking Facilities: $408,000 ($16.08)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($10.87)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $2,296,000 ($90.46)
    From Local Government: $715,000 ($28.17)
    Local Employee Contribution: $374,000 ($14.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $907,000 ($35.74)
    General Support: $414,000 ($16.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $593,000 ($23.36)
    Interest Earnings: $304,000 ($11.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,391,000 ($251.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,245,000 ($167.25)
    Highways: $838,000 ($33.02)
  • Tax - Property: $9,725,000 ($383.16)
    Public Utilities: $2,163,000 ($85.22)
    NEC: $1,717,000 ($67.65)

Harvey government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,047,000 ($789.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $231,000 ($9.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,162,000 ($597.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,985,000 ($157.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,131,000 ($44.56)

Harvey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,043,000 ($41.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $9,006,000 ($354.83)
    Total Other Securities: $3,157,000 ($124.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,818,000 ($229.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,296,000 ($90.46)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Harvey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $197,000
Total average daily traffic: 266,859
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,066

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harvey, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (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: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (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: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harvey)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harvey)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 119
  • Hazardous Condition: 129
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Harvey


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harvey, IL
Businesses in Harvey, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1H&R Block1
Baskin-Robbins1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Nike3
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Comfort Suites1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS2
Econo Lodge1Walgreens1
FedEx1YMCA1
Foot Locker1

Harvey on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Lawrence Glenn (1)
  • Raymond Szkola (1)
  • Gilbert Lloyd (1)
  • Winfield J. Garnett (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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