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Encyclopedia > Burbank, Illinois
Burbank, Illinois
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated City in 1970.
County; State Cook; Illinois
Township Stickney
Government Mayor-council
Mayor Harry J. Klein
Population (2000) 27,902 (up 1.08% from 1990)
Pop. density 2,583.5/km² (6,686.7/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60459
Area code 708
Land area 10.8 km² (4.2 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $18,923
Household: $49,388
Home value Mean:    $145,965 (2000)
Median: $137,600
Website www.burbankil.gov
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
90.67% 0.26% 11.09% 1.76% 0.02% 0.17% 3.95%

Burbank is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,902 at the 2000 census. It is located at the southwest edge of the city of Chicago; the Chicago city limit – specifically that of the Ashburn neighborhood – is in common with Burbank's eastern city limit. Villages with which Burbank shares a boundary are Oak Lawn to its south, Bridgeview to its west, and Bedford Park to its north; the city of Hometown is also adjacent to Burbank's southeast corner. Burbank is less than two miles south of Chicago Midway International Airport. The current mayor is Harry J. Klein, who took office in 1991. The city is notable for its population of Polish Americans by percentage of all the population (over 30%). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x674, 9 KB)Location of Burbank in Chicagoland Created with Macromedia Fireworks 4 PNG-8 Websnap adaptive color palette 234 colors File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Chicagoland_Map. ... The Chicago metropolitan area is the metropolitan area associated with the city of Chicago in the United States. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... 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History

The city of Burbank was incorporated on April 4, 1970. The area was previously an unincorporated portion of Stickney Township. is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Stickney Township is located in Cook County, Illinois. ...


Law and government

Burbank has been in Illinois' 3rd congressional district since 1983. The city was in the 4th District from 1973 to 1983; prior to that, the area had been in the 5th District since the 1940s. The Third Congressional District of Illinois includes part of Cook County, and is currently represented by Democrat Dan Lipinski; the district was previously represented by his father Bill Lipinski. ... Illinoiss Fourth First Congressional District since 2003. ... Illinois 5th congressional district is a United States Congressional District that covers the north side of Chicago and parts of Cook County. ...


Current Battalion Chiefs of the Fire Department include M. Kreil, J. Seper, and D. Gilgenburg. The Fire Chief is R. Harper. Also R Dubs is a BA


Geography

Burbank is located at 41°44′39″N, 87°46′13″W (41.744082, -87.770226)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.8 km² (4.2 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 27,902 people, 9,317 households, and 7,267 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,583.5/km² (6,686.7/mi²). There were 9,518 housing units at an average density of 881.3/km² (2,281.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.67% White, 0.26% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.95% from other races, and 3.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.09% of the population, including 8.8% of Mexican descent. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The term white people (also whites or white race) has been defined as being a member of a group or race characterized by light pigmentation of the skin and to a human group having light-colored skin, especially of European ancestry. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... Pacific Islands (or Pacific Person, pl: Pacific People, also called Oceanic[s]), is a geographic term used in several places, such as New Zealand and the United States, to describe the inhabitants of any of the three major sub-regions of Oceania. ... Hispanic flag, not widely used. ... // The term Latino is a linguistic identity that refers to an individual that has significant ancestry from a nation-state where a Latin derived language is spoken or is the offical language of the government. ...


The top five non-Hispanic ancentries reported in Burbank as of the 2000 census were Polish (30.3%), Irish (18.7%), German (16.1%), Italian (9.3%) and Arab (4.6%).[1] Burbank's 8,427 Polish residents gave it a higher total in that regard than such much larger cities as Charlotte, North Carolina, Memphis, Tennessee and Washington, D.C. Arab Americans constitute an ethnicity made up of several waves of immigrants from 22 Morocco in the west to Oman in the east. ... Nickname: Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: , Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Government  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area  - City  280. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - D.C. Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2...


There were 9,317 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.44. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $49,388, and the median income for a family was $56,279. Males had a median income of $38,994 versus $26,651 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,923. About 4.5% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See also

Liberty Junior High School is a middle school in Burbank, Illinois. ... Our Saviors Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located at 8607 South Naragansett in Burbank, Illinois. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... St. ...

References

  1. ^ Profile of Selected Social Characteristics, Burbank, Illinois. U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-03-31.

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External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 41°44′39″N 87°46′13″W / 41.744082, -87.770226Coordinates: 41°44′39″N 87°46′13″W / 41.744082, -87.770226

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It is located at the southwest edge of the city of Chicago; the Chicago city limit is in common with Burbank's eastern city limit.
Villages with which Burbank shares a boundary are Oak Lawn to its south, Bridgeview to its west, and Bedford Park to its north.
The city of Burbank was incorporated on April 4, 1970.
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On April 28, 1997, the Illinois Department of Insurance informed the treasurer that the addendum's provisions were illegal under the pension code.
The city argued that it was not bound by the terms of the settlement agreement because the agreement was not approved by a majority vote of the city council as required by the Code.
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