U.S. Beacon June 15, 2024

Chicago Heights, IL

Cook County, Illinois

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



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

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 10,242 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 1,001 (9.77%)
Kindergarten: 727 (7.1%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 4,792 (46.79%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,094 (20.45%)
College or graduate school: 1,628 (15.9%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 19,441 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 2,350 (12.09%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 3,158 (16.24%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 5,900 (30.35%)
Some college, no degree: 4,321 (22.23%)
Associate degree: 1,312 (6.75%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,620 (8.33%)
Graduate or professional degree: 780 (4.01%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 71.7%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 24,053 (100%)
Never married: 8,478 (35.25%)
Now married, except separated: 10,961 (45.57%)
Separated: 758 (3.15%)
Total Widowed: 1,875 (7.8%)
Widowed Female: 1,500 (6.24%)
Total Divorced: 1,981 (8.24%)
Divorced Female: 1,205 (5.01%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 1,058 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 501 (47.35%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 22,547 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 2,593 (11.5%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 8,919 (100%)
--With a disability: 648 (7.27%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 17,126 (100%)
--With a disability: 3,612 (21.09%)
----Percent employed: 46.5%
--No disability: 13,514 (78.91%)
----Percent employed: 68.5%
Population 65 years and over: 3,802 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,504 (39.56%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 30,082 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 19,056 (63.35%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 10,125 (33.66%)
--Same county: 8,371 (27.83%)
--Different county: 1,754 (5.83%)
----Same state: 759 (2.52%)
----Different state: 995 (3.31%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 901 (3%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 33,045 (100%)
Native: 29,345 (88.8%)
--Born in United States: 29,154 (100%)
----State of residence: 23,603 (71.43%)
----Different state: 5,551 (16.8%)
--Born outside United States: 191 (0.58%)
Foreign born: 3,700 (11.2%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,706 (5.16%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,038 (3.14%)
--Not a citizen: 2,662 (8.06%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 3,700 (100%)
Europe: 417 (11.27%)
Asia: 137 (3.7%)
Africa: 17 (0.46%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 3,129 (84.57%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 30,082 (100%)
English only: 22,856 (75.98%)
Language other than English: 7,226 (24.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3,254 (10.82%)
--Spanish: 6,021 (20.02%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2,864 (9.52%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 1,002 (3.33%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 289 (0.96%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 125 (0.42%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 66 (0.22%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 33,045 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 34,474% (104.32%)
Arab: 7 (0.02%)
Czech: 174 (0.53%)
Danish: 58 (0.18%)
Dutch: 240 (0.73%)
English: 823 (2.49%)
French (except Basque): 345 (1.04%)
French Canadian: 78 (0.24%)
German: 3,355 (10.15%)
Greek: 148 (0.45%)
Hungarian: 181 (0.55%)
Irish: 2,179 (6.59%)
Italian: 3,757 (11.37%)
Lithuanian: 196 (0.59%)
Norwegian: 56 (0.17%)
Polish: 2,043 (6.18%)
Portuguese: 6 (0.02%)
Russian: 21 (0.06%)
Scotch-Irish: 208 (0.63%)
Scottish: 212 (0.64%)
Slovak: 201 (0.61%)
Subsaharan African: 298 (0.9%)
Swedish: 325 (0.98%)
Swiss: 5 (0.02%)
Ukrainian: 28 (0.08%)
United States or American: 514 (1.56%)
Welsh: 53 (0.16%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 20 (0.06%)
Other ancestries: 18,943 (57.32%)

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