Harvey, IL

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Population

25,685

0.234% growth

Median Age

35.8


Median Household Income

$24,343

11.1% growth

Poverty Rate

35.6%


Number of Employees

8,015

0.351% growth

Median Property Value

$72,400

0.413% decline

About

In 2017, Harvey, IL had a population of 25.7k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $24,343. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Harvey, IL grew from 25,625 to 25,685, a 0.234% increase and its median household income grew from $21,909 to $24,343, a 11.1% increase.

The population of Harvey, IL is 68.6% Black or African American Alone, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.41% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Harvey, IL speak a non-English language, and 92.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Harvey, IL is $72,400, and the homeownership rate is 49.1%. Most people in Harvey, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Harvey, IL is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Harvey, IL employs 8.02k people. The largest industries in Harvey, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,107 people), Retail Trade (923 people), and Manufacturing (792 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($50,688), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,413), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,209).

Median household income in Harvey, IL is $24,343. Males in Harvey, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Harvey, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$24,343

2017 value

± $2,465

11.1%

1 Year Growth

± 11.1%

Households in Harvey, IL have a median annual income of $24,343, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $21,909 in 2016, which represents a 11.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harvey, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8270

  2. Census Tract 8271

  3. Census Tract 8269.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harvey, IL was Census Tract 8270 with a value of $29,461, followed by Census Tract 8271 and Census Tract 8269.02, with respective values of $22,500 and $20,167.

The following map shows all of the places in Harvey, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

35.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harvey, IL (9.05k out of 25.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    5,567 ± 617

  2. Hispanic

    3,056 ± 542

  3. Other

    1,525 ± 397

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harvey, IL is Black, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.02k

2017 Value

± 708

0.351%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Harvey, IL grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 7.99k employees to 8.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harvey, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (962 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (732 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (651 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harvey, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Harvey, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (962 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (732 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (651 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Harvey, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.81 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.79 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Harvey, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($57,917), Community & Social Service Occupations ($51,417), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($51,299).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.02k

2017 Value

± 708

0.351%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Harvey, IL grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 7.99k employees to 8.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harvey, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,107 people), Retail Trade (923 people), and Manufacturing (792 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harvey, IL, though some of these residents may live in Harvey, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Harvey, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,107 people), Retail Trade (923 people), and Manufacturing (792 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Harvey, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (6.04 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.06 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Harvey, IL, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($50,688), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,413), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,209).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.1% of the population of Harvey, IL has health coverage, with 24.4% on employee plans, 41.6% on Medicaid, 9.95% on Medicare, 7.4% on non-group plans, and 0.832% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Harvey, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Harvey, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.9%

Uninsured

24.4%

Employer Coverage

41.6%

Medicaid

9.95%

Medicare

7.4%

Non-Group

0.832%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harvey, IL declined by 16.2% from 18.9% to 15.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harvey, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Harvey, IL is home to a population of 25.7k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Harvey, IL residents were born outside of the country (2.84k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Harvey, IL is composed of 17.6k Black or African American Alone residents (68.6%), 6.26k Hispanic or Latino residents (24.4%), 1.13k White Alone residents (4.41%), 362 Asian Alone residents (1.41%), 265 Two or More Races residents (1.03%), 46 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.179%), 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0234%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Harvey, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Harvey, IL was 35.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Harvey, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Harvey, IL residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.84k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Harvey, IL residents (2.84k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harvey, IL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

92.1%

2017 Citizenship

92.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.1% of Harvey, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Harvey, IL was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    17.6k ± 938

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.26k ± 1.39k

  3. White Alone

    1.13k ± 305

In 2017, there were 2.81 times more Black or African American Alone residents (17.6k people) in Harvey, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.26k Hispanic or Latino and 1.13k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Harvey, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Harvey, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Harvey, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Harvey, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    363 ± 116

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    182 ± 124

  3. Korea

    59 ± 39

Harvey, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harvey, IL was $72,400 in 2017, which is 0.333 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $72,700 to $72,400, a 0.413% decrease. The homeownership rate in Harvey, IL is 49.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Harvey, IL have an average commute time of 29.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Harvey, IL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$24,343

Median Household Income

± $2,465

9.19k

Number of Households

± 699

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.19k households in Harvey, IL grew to $24,343 from the previous year's value of $21,909.

The following chart displays the households in Harvey, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$72,400

2017 Median

± $2,440

$72,700

2016 Median

± $3,240

In 2017, the median property value in Harvey, IL declined from to $72,400 from the previous year's value of $72,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Harvey, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harvey, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Harvey, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Harvey, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

49.1%

2017 Homeownership

45.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.1% of the housing units in Harvey, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Harvey, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harvey, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harvey, IL have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

29.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harvey, IL have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.83% of the workforce in Harvey, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Public Transit

    11.5%

  3. Carpooled

    4.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Harvey, IL was Drove Alone (77%), followed by those who Public Transit (11.5%) and those who Carpooled (4.83%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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