South Holland, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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South Holland, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of South Holland had a population of 21,700 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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South Holland, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,700
Population in Households 20,991
Population in Familes 18,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 709
Population Density2 2,998
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $65,455
Average Household Income $80,450
Per Capita Income $28,128


Total Housing Units 7,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,325 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 917 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $170,693
Average Home Value $177,506


Total Households 7,241
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 5,534
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.18% -0.16%
Households -0.23% -0.19%
Families -0.35% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

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, 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 # 115 92nd
Population Density # 136 90th
Diversity Index # 180 87th
Median Household Income # 352 74th
Per Capita Income # 651 52nd

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