Harvey demographics profile

StatisticHarveyIllinoisNational
Population25,62512,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,12922291
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%
Harvey, IL has a population of 25,625 and is the 1,682nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,129 per sq mi which is 1757% higher than the Illinois average and 4457% higher than the national average. The median age in Harvey is 35 which is approximately 5% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Harvey, 34% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 19% speak Spanish. 73% of Harvey residents were born in Illinois, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Harvey is 1757% 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 or African American.
  • In Harvey 1.01% of the population is Asian.

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Harvey population breakdown by race

RaceHarveyIllinoisNational
White16.02%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American70.23%14.30%12.63%
Asian1.01%5.10%5.22%
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.

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