The Village of Ford Heights had a population of 2,480 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ford Heights is located at latitude 41.5109 and longitude -87.5814 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ford Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.
The Village of Ford Heights (GNIS ID: 2398892) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ford Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ford Heights: East Chicago Heights.
|Population in Households||2,480|
|Population in Familes||2,260|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.86|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||860 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||301 (35.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||342 (39.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||217 (25.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,053|
|Average Home Value||$114,073|
|Median Household Income||$25,678|
|Average Household Income||$41,911|
|Per Capita Income||$10,664|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.87%|
|Per Capita Income||0.99%|
The table below compares Ford Heights to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 468||66th|
|Population Density1||# 594||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 419||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1355||1st|
|Per Capita Income||# 1368||0th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.