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People

Total Population 2,780
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 11.2%
Employed Population 16+ 582
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 19.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,117
% Above Poverty Level 54.7%
% Below Poverty Level 45.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.6%
% Using Public Transportation 8.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 45.7%
Median Gross Rent $839
Median House Value $50,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 91.2%
US/American 0%
English 0.3%
Irish 0.2%

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

Ford Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60411
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.506
Longitude -87.591

Ford 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 4.8 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 18.9 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 OGDEN DUNES
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ford 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
Glenwood 8,923 $61,599

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

Ford Heights Public Libraries

Library
Ford Heights P.l.d.ric
800 EAST LINCOLN HIGHWAY
Ford Heights, Illinois
(708) 757-0551

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