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Chicago Heights, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.512034     Longitude: -87.640201
Population 31,373 (2005)
Elevation of Chicago Heights, Illinois: 650 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1714026, place: Chicago Heights city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 23,456 (100%)
In labor force: 13,977 (59.59%)
--Civilian labor force: 13,977 (59.59%)
----Employed: 12,420 (52.95%)
----Unemployed: 1,557 (6.64%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 11.1%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 9,479 (40.41%)
Females 16 years and over: 12,229 (52.14%)
In labor force: 6,888 (29.37%)
--Civilian labor force: 6,888 (29.37%)
----Employed: 6,175 (26.33%)
Own children under 6 years: 3,334 (14.21%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,860 (7.93%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 12,131 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 8,831 (72.8%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,823 (15.03%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 792 (6.53%)
Walked: 327 (2.7%)
Other means: 193 (1.59%)
Worked at home: 165 (1.36%)
Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 12,420 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 2,980 (23.99%)
Service occupations: 2,481 (19.98%)
Sales and office occupations: 3,279 (26.4%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 13 (0.1%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 948 (7.63%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,719 (21.89%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 21 (0.17%)
Construction: 514 (4.14%)
Manufacturing: 2,314 (18.63%)
Wholesale trade.: 374 (3.01%)
Retail trade: 1,506 (12.13%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 752 (6.05%)
Information: 246 (1.98%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 756 (6.09%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,071 (8.62%)
Educational, health and social services: 2,612 (21.03%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,066 (8.58%)
Other services (except public administration): 613 (4.94%)
Public administration: 575 (4.63%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 10,214 (82.24%)
Government workers: 1,802 (14.51%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 404 (3.25%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 10,736 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,380 (12.85%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 813 (7.57%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,414 (13.17%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,472 (13.71%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,779 (16.57%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,028 (18.89%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,068 (9.95%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 642 (5.98%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 74 (0.69%)
$200,000 or more: 66 (0.61%)
Median household income: $36,958

With earnings: 8,365 (77.92%)
--Mean earnings: $45,906
With Social Security income: 3,136 (29.21%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,834
With Supplemental Security Income: 743 (6.92%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $7,133
With public assistance income: 739 (6.88%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,597
With retirement income: 2,032 (18.93%)
--Mean retirement income: $12,988

Families: 7,983 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 705 (8.83%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 428 (5.36%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 979 (12.26%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,122 (14.05%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,361 (17.05%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,755 (21.98%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 963 (12.06%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 561 (7.03%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 56 (0.7%)
$200,000 or more: 53 (0.66%)
Median family income: $42,681

Per capita income: $14,963

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $34,207
Female full-time, year-round workers: $26,276

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,096 (13.73%)
--With related children under 18 years: 978 (12.25%)
----With related children under 5 years: 518 (6.49%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 744 (9.32%)
--With related children under 18 years: 711 (8.91%)
----With related children under 5 years: 325 (4.07%)
Individuals: 5,697 (71.36%)
--18 years and over: 3,135 (39.27%)
----65 years and over: 376 (4.71%)
--Related children under 18 years: 2,498 (31.29%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 1,709 (21.41%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 1,433 (17.95%)

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