South Chicago Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 4,003 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 1,735  (43.4%)
Females: 2,268  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60411.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,172 (it was $39,639 in 2000)
South Chicago Heights:

$44,172
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,970 (it was $18,179 in 2000)

South Chicago Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,394 (it was $93,000 in 2000)
South Chicago Heights:

$109,394
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $334,577; detached houses: $346,391; townhouses or other attached units: $309,511; in 2-unit structures: $286,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,826; mobile homes: $60,615; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $132,611

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,067.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Chicago Heights: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.2%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for other race residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Chicago Heights, IL (2019)
    • 1,72942.8%Hispanic
    • 1,19829.7%White alone
    • 97524.1%Black alone
    • 1253.1%Two or more races
    • 110.3%American Indian alone

Races in South Chicago Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in South Chicago Heights by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
5
(124.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(324.2)
6
(144.5)
4
(96.2)
6
(144.2)
6
(144.2)
7
(169.2)
3
(73.3)
8
(196.2)
3
(74.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(216.2)
5
(120.5)
5
(120.2)
6
(144.2)
6
(144.2)
12
(290.1)
5
(122.1)
9
(220.8)
10
(248.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(594.4)
27
(650.4)
19
(456.7)
12
(288.3)
17
(408.6)
16
(386.8)
8
(195.4)
6
(147.2)
11
(273.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
117
(3,161)
113
(2,722)
135
(3,245)
93
(2,235)
134
(3,220)
128
(3,094)
140
(3,419)
138
(3,385)
143
(3,549)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(405.3)
10
(240.9)
8
(192.3)
2
(48.1)
5
(120.2)
11
(265.9)
9
(219.8)
7
(171.7)
9
(223.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.2)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
3
(72.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index341.0241.1278.1185.5239.1280.9214.4331.1350.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Chicago Heights, IL

Crime rate in South Chicago Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Italian (5.9%), German (3.2%), American (3.0%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 1.54 square miles.

Population density: 2,608 people per square mile   (average).

South Chicago Heights, Illinois map

729 residents are foreign born (17.7% Latin America).

This village:

18.1%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,413 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,284 (3.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (11.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (24.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Steger, IL (1.0 miles ),
Chicago Heights, IL (1.4 miles ),
Crete, IL (1.5 miles ),
Park Forest, IL (1.6 miles ),
Ford Heights, IL (1.8 miles ),
Sauk Village, IL (1.9 miles ),
Olympia Fields, IL (1.9 miles ),
University Park, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 87.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in South Chicago Heights, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Chicago Heights, IL in 2019
South Chicago Heights satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,000
Number of permits per 10,000 South Chicago Heights, IL residents
Average permit cost in South Chicago Heights, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in South Chicago Heights, IL
Historical housing units in South Chicago Heights, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +343 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in South Chicago Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
Most common occupations in South Chicago Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)

Average climate in South Chicago Heights, Illinois

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South Chicago Heights, 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 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.31
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 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 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.52
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0210. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0210
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

South Chicago Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the South Chicago Heights village 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 16.3 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Chicago Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 46% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from South Chicago Heights 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 184.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from South Chicago Heights center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 242.0 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) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from South Chicago Heights 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Chicago Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Chicago Heights:

  • RIVER OAKS TERRACE (120 W 26TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Chicago Heights:

  • WOODSIDE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHT, IL)
  • FMC - STEGER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; STEGER, IL)
  • UCHANGE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • ST. JAMES HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • RIVIERA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • RIVIERA MANOR - ICF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • FOREST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)

Amtrak stations near South Chicago Heights:

  • 6 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.
  • 7 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Chicago Heights:

  • Prairie State College (about 3 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • Governors State University (about 5 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • South Suburban College (about 9 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 11 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 16 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 17 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 17 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Chicago Heights:

Private elementary/middle school in South Chicago Heights:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 2926 COMMERCIAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Chicago Heights: South Chicago Heights Fire Department (A), Chicago Heights Village Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Chicago Heights include: Temple Baptist Church (A), Cornerstone Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in South Chicago Heights: Jackson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: George Barnes (musician) - Jazz guitarist, Lauren Storm - Child actor.

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 village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

64.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
113 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in South Chicago Heights (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: South Chicago Heights Branch at 3307 Chicago Road, branch established on 1990/04/14. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Chicago Heights - Chicago & Sa at 3200 South Chicago Road, Suite A, branch established on 2005/07/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TCF National Bank: South Chicago Heights Jewel Br #2291 at 3220 Chicago Road, branch established on 1999/03/25. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in South Chicago Heights:

Marital status in South Chicago Heights, IL
  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in South Chicago Heights:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Chicago Heights
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Religion statistics for South Chicago Heights, 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
This 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
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Chicago Heights:

49.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Chicago Heights:

20.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Chicago Heights:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Chicago Heights:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Chicago Heights:

33.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
South Chicago Heights:

55.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Chicago Heights, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$25,526$38,2897$4,739
Streets and Highways 8$24,991$37,4870$0
Gas Supply 8$15,954$23,9310$0
Local Libraries 1$3,620$43,4400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 24$10,732
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,162
Sewerage 0$0 11$51,552
Totals for Government 25$70,091$33,64443$70,185

South Chicago Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,663,000 ($415.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,185,000 ($296.03)
    Financial Administration: $684,000 ($170.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $541,000 ($135.15)
    Regular Highways: $503,000 ($125.66)
    Central Staff Services: $331,000 ($82.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $292,000 ($72.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $272,000 ($67.95)
    General - Other: $254,000 ($63.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($21.23)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($11.99)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($10.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000 ($55.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $108,000 ($26.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,965,000 ($490.88)

South Chicago Heights government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,134,000 ($283.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $250,000 ($62.45)
    Sewerage: $150,000 ($37.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($6.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $345,000 ($86.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($8.74)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($6.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,146,000 ($286.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,025,000 ($505.87)
    Highways: $148,000 ($36.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($5.25)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.25)
  • Tax - Property: $2,305,000 ($575.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $357,000 ($89.18)
    Other License: $229,000 ($57.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($1.75)

South Chicago Heights government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,803,000 ($950.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,272,000 ($817.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $595,000 ($148.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($15.99)

South Chicago Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,892,000 ($722.46)

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 South Chicago Heights, IL
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Jewel-Osco1
FedEx1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Chicago Heights:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Chicago Heights:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, 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.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around South Chicago Heights:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
South Chicago Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of South Chicago Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 16,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,148Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,789Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED11$103,3707$76,09432$118,6921$90,2601$88,7806$92,5981$49,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$65,8402$124,6550$01$125,7702$83,5951$27,370
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$83,5950$021$122,31412$21,3921$125,7704$63,9931$2,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$135,6801$18,5000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$105,4231$21,4500$01$93,9500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8295.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$59,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8295.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Chicago Heights, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Chicago Heights, IL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Chicago Heights, IL
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Chicago Heights, IL
  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Chicago Heights compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Paul Mclaughlin (2)
  • Jeff Davis (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.