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Encyclopedia > Braidwood, Illinois

Braidwood is a city located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,203. Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


A major nuclear power plant, currently owned by Exelon Corporation, is in Braidwood. It provides a great deal of the electricity used in Chicagoland. The Braidwood nuclear power plant is located in Will County in northeastern Illinois. ... Exelon Corporation is a giant electricity generating and distributing company headquartered in Chicago. ... Electricity is a property of matter that results from the presence of electric charge. ... Chicagoland. ...


Braidwood is also the hometown of the Homecoming Queen of Illinois 2004. Homecoming is a tradition observed at many American towns and American and Canadian high schools and colleges, usually in late September or October. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ...


Geography

Braidwood is located at 41°16'19" North, 88°13'6" West (41.271982, -88.218221)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.3 km² (4.8 mi²). 12.0 km² (4.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.73% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 5,203 people, 1,843 households, and 1,422 families residing in the city. The population density is 433.9/km² (1,124.0/mi²). There are 2,305 housing units at an average density of 192.2/km² (497.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.48% White, 0.27% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 2.83% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,843 households out of which 39.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% are non-families. 18.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.81 and the average family size is 3.20. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.4 males.


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Braidwood, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (365 words)
Braidwood is a city located in Will County, Illinois.
A major nuclear power plant, currently owned by Exelon Corporation, is in Braidwood.
Braidwood is also the hometown of the Homecoming Queen of Illinois 2004.
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