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Calumet City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Calumet City had a population of 35,878 as of July 1, 2019. Calumet City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Calumet City is located at latitude 41.6156 and longitude -87.5295 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Calumet City encompass a land area of 7.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Calumet City (GNIS ID: 2393502) 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.

The City of Calumet City is located within Township of Thornton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calumet City: New Hammond, West Hammond.

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Calumet City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Calumet City, IL Housing Affordability Index is 124
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Calumet City, IL Wealth Index is 53
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 35,878 (100%)
Population in Households 35,788 (99.7%)
Population in Families 29,232 (81.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 90 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 4,996
Diversity Index2 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,261
Average Household Income $59,429
Per Capita Income $22,031
Wealth Index4 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,572 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,824 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,236 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $117,902
Housing Affordability Index3 124
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,397
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 8,622
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.34% -0.39%
Households -0.46% -0.45%
Families -0.52% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Calumet City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calumet City to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 96th
Population Density # 41 97th
Diversity Index # 77 94th
Median Household Income # 1131 17th
Per Capita Income # 1219 11th

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