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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIllinois

Economic Statistics

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over23,456100.0
In labor force13,97759.6
Civilian labor force
13,97759.6
Employed
12,42053.0
Unemployed
1,5576.6
Percent of civilian labor force
11.1(X)
Armed Forces
00.0
Not in labor force9,47940.4
Females 16 years and over12,229100.0
In labor force6,88856.3
Civilian labor force
6,88856.3
Employed
6,17550.5
Own children under 6 years3,334100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,86055.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over12,131100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone8,83172.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,82315.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)7926.5
Walked3272.7
Other means1931.6
Worked at home1651.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,420100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations2,98024.0
Service occupations2,48120.0
Sales and office occupations3,27926.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations130.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations9487.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,71921.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining210.2
Construction5144.1
Manufacturing2,31418.6
Wholesale trade3743.0
Retail trade1,50612.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7526.1
Information2462.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing7566.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0718.6
Educational, health and social services2,61221.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,0668.6
Other services (except public administration)6134.9
Public administration5754.6
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers10,21482.2
Government workers1,80214.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4043.3
Unpaid family workers00.0
INCOME IN 1999
Households10,736100.0
Less than $10,0001,38012.9
$10,000 to $14,9998137.6
$15,000 to $24,9991,41413.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,47213.7
$35,000 to $49,9991,77916.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,02818.9
$75,000 to $99,9991,0689.9
$100,000 to $149,9996426.0
$150,000 to $199,999740.7
$200,000 or more660.6
Median household income (dollars)36,958(X)
With earnings8,36577.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,906(X)
With Social Security income3,13629.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,834(X)
With Supplemental Security Income7436.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,133(X)
With public assistance income7396.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,597(X)
With retirement income2,03218.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,988(X)
Families7,983100.0
Less than $10,0007058.8
$10,000 to $14,9994285.4
$15,000 to $24,99997912.3
$25,000 to $34,9991,12214.1
$35,000 to $49,9991,36117.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,75522.0
$75,000 to $99,99996312.1
$100,000 to $149,9995617.0
$150,000 to $199,999560.7
$200,000 or more530.7
Median family income (dollars)42,681(X)
Per capita income (dollars)14,963(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,207(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,276(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
With related children under 18 years978(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.9
With related children under 5 years
518(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
Families with female householder, no husband present744(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.2
With related children under 18 years711(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.8
With related children under 5 years
325(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.7
Individuals5,697(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.5
18 years and over3,135(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.1
65 years and over
376(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
Related children under 18 years2,498(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,709(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.3
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,433(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.0
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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