Chicago Ridge, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Chicago Ridge, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Chicago Ridge had a population of 14,315 as of July 1, 2018. Chicago Ridge 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 Chicago Ridge is located at latitude 41.7034 and longitude -87.7795 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chicago Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Village of Chicago Ridge (GNIS ID: 2397620) 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 Village of Chicago Ridge is located within Township of Worth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chicago Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Chicago Ridge, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,315
Population in Households 13,830
Population in Familes 11,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 485
Population Density1 6,312
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $46,967
Average Household Income $58,677
Per Capita Income $24,066


Total Housing Units 5,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,942 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,630 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 376 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $172,407
Average Home Value $192,565


Total Households 5,572
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,438
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.06%
Households -0.02% -0.1%
Families -0.12% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Chicago Ridge, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chicago Ridge to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 168 88th
Population Density # 20 99th
Diversity Index # 189 86th
Median Household Income # 974 29th
Per Capita Income # 1033 25th

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