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South Chicago Heights is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of South Chicago Heights is 41.480N. The longitude is -87.637W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,960.


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Median household income
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$39,639
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our South Chicago Heights demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Brown's Corner
In 1833, the area's first non-native inhabitants, Adam and Phoebe Brown, are purported to have built an inn where Sauk Trail and Hubbard's Trail intersect.
Historic routes: Sauk Trail, Hubbard Trail

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17% of South Chicago Heights residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Chicago Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Chicago Heights was $18,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of South Chicago Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in South Chicago Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,028.


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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Chicago Heights political report.

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The average commute time for South Chicago Heights workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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