|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Chicago Heights is 3,924. South Chicago Heights, Illinois is the 5,478th largest city in the US.
The peak population of South Chicago Heights was in 2010, when its population was 4,139. In 2010, South Chicago Heights was the 5,180th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,478th largest city in the US. South Chicago Heights is currently 5.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
South Chicago Heights has shrunk 1.0% since the year 2000. South Chicago Heights, Illinois's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5478||South Chicago Heights||3,924||-1.0%|
|5472||Mullins, South Carolina||3,935||-21.5%|
|5476||Woodson Terrace, Missouri||3,925||-6.2%|
|5478||South Chicago Heights, Illinois||3,924||-1.0%|
|5480||Del Mar, California||3,922||-10.8%|
|5483||South Blooming Grove, New York||3,921||14.7%|
|5484||Indian Head, Maryland||3,919||14.3%|
The total voting age population of South Chicago Heights, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,394. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of South Chicago Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Chicago Heights are 40.2% White, 32.1% Other, 24.5% Black, 2.9% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 42.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Chicago Heights, 24.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.7%. On a per-household basis, 24.2% of families are below the poverty line in South Chicago Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.5% of South Chicago Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.8% of South Chicago Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.8% have a bachelor's degree and 1.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Chicago Heights residents aged 5 and older, 37.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 36.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Chicago Heights is 11.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Chicago Heights, 6.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Chicago Heights is $41,138.
In South Chicago Heights, 67.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.9% of housing units in South Chicago Heights.
Of all the housing units in South Chicago Heights, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.
In South Chicago Heights, 0.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Chicago Heights is $1,046.
In South Chicago Heights, 62.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.