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South Chicago Heights, Illinois

South Chicago Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area 1.60 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.58 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.02 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 4,139 (2010)
Density 2,619.6 / sq mi (1,011 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60411
Area code 708
Location in Cook County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
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Website: .com.southchicagoheightswww

South Chicago Heights is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,139 at the 2010 census.[1]


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Government 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


South Chicago Heights is located at (41.483375, -87.637461).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.1 km2), of which 1.58 square miles (4.1 km2) (or 98.75%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 1.25%) is water.[3]


As of the Census of 2010, there were 4,139 people, 1,517 households, and 982 families residing in the village. The racial makeup of the village was 63.3% White, 16.8% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 15.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34.8% of the population.

There were 1,517 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18. The median age was 36.4 years. For every 100 males age 18 and over, there were 98.9 females.

In 2000, the population density was 2,586.1 people per square mile (995.3/km²), and there were 1,628 housing units at an average density of 1,060.5 per square mile (408.2/km²). The median income for a household in the village was $39,639, and the median income for a family was $49,279. Males had a median income of $37,078 versus $25,919 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,179. About 3.2% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.


South Chicago Heights is in Illinois' 2nd congressional district.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): South Chicago Heights village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

  • Village of South Chicago Heights official website
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