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People

Total Population 4,152
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,523
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,300
% Above Poverty Level 80.9%
% Below Poverty Level 19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $706
Median House Value $97,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.2%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

South Chicago Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60411, 60475
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.48
Longitude -87.637

South Chicago Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PARK FOREST
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, South Chicago Heights, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Otto Mall (60411)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chicago Heights 30,428 $50,711
Crete 8,246 $78,401
Ford Heights 2,780 $30,117

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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