US Census Data

The United States Census Bureau's website offers useful data and facts about the Population, Economy, Business, Education, Emergency Preparedness, Employment, Families & Living Arrangements, Health, Housing, Income & Poverty, International Trade, and Public Sector. Links to the US Census Bureau's home page and to Harvey, IL's QuickFacts page are included below.
 
There are many subtopics under each main topic. Their descriptions for each main topic are:
Population - Our population statistics cover age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, language use, veterans, as well as population estimates and projections.
 
Economy - The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source of statistical data tracking the national economy.
 
Business - Business is a large part of America's diverse economy. This section provides key information about businesses in your community.
 
Education - This section provides information on a range of educational topics, from educational attainment and school enrollment to school districts, costs and financing. 
 
Emergency Preparedness - The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.
 
Employment - We measure the state of the nation's workforce, including employment and unemployment levels, weeks and hours worked, occupations, and commuting. 
 
Families & Living Arrangements - Our statistics highlight trends in household and family composition, describe characteristics of the residents of housing units, and show how they are related. 
 
Health - Health statistics on insurance coverage, disability, fertility and other health issues are increasingly important in measuring the nation’s overall well-being.
 
Housing - We measure the housing and construction industry, track homeownership rates, and produce statistics on the physical and financial characteristics of our homes. 
 
Income & Poverty - Income is the gauge many use to determine the well-being of the U.S. population. Survey and census questions cover poverty, income, and wealth.
 
International Trade - The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and regulations governing the reporting of exports from the U.S.
 
Public Sector - The U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the Federal, state and local governments as well as voting, redistricting, apportionment and congressional affairs. 
 
"QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more." You can search for other towns/cities and compare your facts with others.
 
Harvey, IL QuickFacts Page
http://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/INC110214/1733383 
 
US Census Bureau's Home Page
http://www.census.gov/en.html 
  

Community Info

More information about our district's area can be found at:
The City of Harvey's website:
http://www.cityofharvey.org
 
The Village of Dixmoor's website:
http://www.villageofdixmoor.org/
West Harvey-Dixmoor SD 147
191 W. 155th Place
Harvey, IL 60426
Ph: 708-339-9500
Fax: 708-596-7020
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