Harwood Heights, IL Population

Population: 8,297. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,188 (-1.3% change)
Males: 3,886 (46.8%), Females: 4,411 (53.2%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60706

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $43,288
Median house value: $191,700

Races in Harwood Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Filipino (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (37.1%), Italian (17.7%), German (14.4%), Irish (9.7%), Greek (4.3%), Swedish (2.6%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harwood Heights

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harwood Heights village

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

33.8% Foreign born (28.5% Europe, 3.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +591 (+7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Harwood Heights:

  • CHICAGO-READ MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • OUR LADY OF THE RESURRECTION MED CTR (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harwood Heights:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 38 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harwood Heights:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
Amtrak stations near Harwood Heights:

  • 8 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Harwood Heights:

  • ZITTEL SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 4950 N HARLEM AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harwood Heights:

  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,332)
Public high school in Harwood Heights:

  • MAPLE PARK ACADEMY (Students: 37; Location: 6740 W MONTROSE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Harwood Heights:

  • UNION RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 4600 N OAK PARK AVE; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Harwood Heights:

  • EISENHOWER P.L.D. (Operating income: $967,372; Location: 4652 N. OLCOTT AVE.; 106,918 books; 6,995 audio materials; 3,664 video materials; 244 serial subscriptions)

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