Harvey, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 30,000. Estimated population in 2021: 28,771 (-4.1% change)
Males: 14,392 (48.0%), Females: 15,608 (52.0%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60426

Median resident age: 27.9 years
Median household income: $31,958
Median house value: $70,500

Races in Harvey:

  • Black (79.6%)
  • Hispanic (12.8%)
  • Other race (7.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.5%), Polish (1.6%), German (1.2%), United States (1.1%).

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harvey

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harvey city

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

8.3% Foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -248 (-0.8%).

Hospital/medical center in Harvey:

  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (ONE INGALLS DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Harvey:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; BLUE ISLAND, IL)
  • ROSELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harvey:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 18 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harvey:

  • LANSING MUNI (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 16 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
Amtrak stations near Harvey:

  • 4 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
College/University in Harvey:

  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Full-time enrollment: 6; Location: ONE INGALLS DR; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvey:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
Public high school in Harvey:

  • THORNTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,507; Location: 15001 BROADWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Harvey:

  • BROOKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 684; Location: 14741 WALLACE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BRYANT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 147 & MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LOWELL-LONGFELLOW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 15636 LEXINGTON AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WHITTIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 71 E 152ND ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • TAFT SCHOOL (Students: 364; Location: 393 E 163RD ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • MAYA ANGELOU ELEM SCH (Students: 356; Location: 15748 PAGE STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HOLMES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 16000 CARSE AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 15248 S LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SANDBURG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 14500 S MYRTLE AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • RILEY PRESCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 16001 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Harvey:

  • MARY OF NAZARETH SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 15727 EMERALD AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PRINCE & PRINCESS DAY CARE CTR (Students: 54; Location: 15429 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHILDRENS HABILITATION CENTER (Students: 17; Location: 121 W 154TH STREET; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Harvey:

  • HARVEY P.L.D. (Operating income: $672,065; Location: 15441 TURLINGTON; 96,126 books; 2,468 audio materials; 3,832 video materials; 220 serial subscriptions)

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