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Ford Heights is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community, incorporated in 1949, took its name from its proximity to a Ford plant and the community of Chicago Heights.
The latitude of Ford Heights is 41.506N. The longitude is -87.591W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,382.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ford Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60411 ZIP code.
0% of Ford Heights residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ford Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ford Heights was $8,938, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Ford Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ford Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $369. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $668.
Libraries in Ford Heights include Ford Heights Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ford Heights political report.
The average commute time for Ford Heights workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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