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South Holland, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of South Holland had a population of 21,992 as of July 1, 2017. South Holland 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 South Holland is located at latitude 41.5982 and longitude -87.6027 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Holland (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of South Holland (GNIS ID: 2399849) 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 South Holland is located within Township of Thornton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Holland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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South Holland, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,992
Daytime Population: Workers 12,494
Daytime Population: Residents 12,361
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,855
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 21,284
Population in Familes 18,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 708
Population Density2 3,038
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $64,955
Average Household Income $80,866
Per Capita Income $28,245


Total Housing Units 7,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,395 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 946 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 499 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $168,117
Average Home Value $173,761


Total Households 7,341
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 5,600
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.02% 0.0%
Households -0.08% -0.02%
Families -0.23% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

South Holland, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Holland to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 115 92nd
Population Density # 136 90th
Diversity Index # 176 87th
Median Household Income # 321 77th
Per Capita Income # 550 60th

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