The Village of Ford Heights had a population of 2,386 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Ford Heights is located at latitude 41.5064 and longitude -87.5917 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ford Heights 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ford Heights: East Chicago Heights.
|Total Population||2,386 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,386 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||2,174 (91.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$27,961|
|Average Household Income||$45,937|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$11,870|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||860 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||309 (35.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||319 (37.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||233 (27.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$126,974|
|Average Home Value||$166,909|
|Housing Affordability Index3||118|
|Average Household Size||3.81|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.44%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.39%|
The table below compares Ford Heights to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 469||66th|
|Population Density||# 597||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 1355||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 138||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1362||1st|
|Diversity Index||# 441||68th|
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