Population density (sq mi)4,12922891
Median age35.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English78%77%79%
Speak Spanish19%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Harvey is 1711% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Harvey is 5% lower than Illinois
  • In Harvey 16.02% of the population is White
  • In Harvey 70.23% of the population is Black
  • In Harvey 1.01% of the population is Asian

Compare Harvey, IL Demographics


      Harvey population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.08%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.60%2.34%3.06%
      Other race11.05%5.86%4.75%
      In Harvey, 23.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Harvey age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Harvey, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).