Ford Heights, IL has a population of 2,775 and is the 9,197th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,426 per sq mi which is 541% higher than the Illinois average and 1474% higher than the national average. The median age in Ford Heights is 30 which is approximately 21% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Ford Heights, 23% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 86% of Ford Heights residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.