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Encyclopedia > Crest Hill, Illinois

Crest Hill is a city in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13,329 at the 2000 census. Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

Crest Hill is located at 41°33′52″N, 88°6′31″W (41.564526, -88.108489).GR1


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.8 km² (7.3 mi²). 18.5 km² (7.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.51%) is water. 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 13,329 people, 4,478 households, and 2,758 families residing in the city. The population density was 718.8/km² (1,861.2/mi²). There were 4,808 housing units at an average density of 259.3/km² (671.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.36% White, 19.55% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 3.19% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.81% of the population. 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). ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 were 4,478 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.00. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 13.6% from 18 to 24, 41.2% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 147.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 157.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $45,313, and the median income for a family was $54,709. Males had a median income of $41,715 versus $27,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,317. About 2.6% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% 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. ...


City Slogan

In 2005, Mayor Nick Churnovic had been elected mayor. During the campaign, he promised to give a Crest Hill a slogan. So, Crest Hill Schools wrote slogans and Mayor Churnovic narrowed it down to the top 5.


On December 19, 2005, the Crest Hill city council counted the votes and the determined winner was Taylor Smith with the phrase "The City of New Beginnings". See who else won on the city's website www.cityofcresthill.com The seal that accompanies the new phrase features the sun, two hills, and an oak tree. December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ...


Little Known Facts

John Wayne Gacy was put to death by lethal injection at Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill.[citation needed] This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Stateville Correctional Center is a maximum security state prison for men near Joliet, Illinois, USA. Opened in 1925, it was built to accommodate 1,506 inmates, but now holds an average of over 2,700, at an annual cost of over $33,000 per prisoner. ...


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Crest Hill decided to incorporate itself to avoid being annexed by the City of Joliet and became officially incorporated as the City of Crest Hill in 1960.


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Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Will County, Illinois
(County Seat: Joliet)
Cities, Towns and Villages Andres | Aurora | Beecher | Bolingbrook | Braidwood | Channahon | Crest Hill | Crete | Crystal Lawns | Elwood | Fairmont | Frankfort | Frankfort Square | Goodings Grove | Homer Glen | Ingalls Park | Joliet | Lakewood Shores | Lockport | Manhattan | Mokena | Monee | Naperville | New Lenox | Park Forest | Peotone | Plainfield | Preston Heights | Rockdale | Romeoville | Shorewood | Steger | Symerton | University Park | Willowbrook | Wilmington | Wilton center | Woodridge
Townships Channahon | Crete | Custer | DuPage | Florence | Frankfort | Green Garden | Homer | Jackson | Joliet | Lockport | Manhattan | Monee | New Lenox | Peotone | Plainfield | Reed | Troy | Washington | Wesley | Wheatland | Will | Wilmington | Wilton

City of Crest Hill Image File history File links Flag_of_Illinois. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Incorporated City in 1834. ... // The word village has many meanings relating to local government in the United States. ... Andres is an unincorporated community in Will County, Illinois United States. ... Nickname: Location in the Chicago Metropolitan Area Country United States State Illinois Counties Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will Founded 1837 Government  - Mayor Tom Weisner (D) Area  - City 39. ... Beecher is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1965. ... Braidwood is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ... Channahon is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crete is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crystal Lawns is a census-designated place (CDP) in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Elwood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Fairmont is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1879. ... Frankfort Square is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Goodings Grove is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Homer Glen is a suburban Chicago village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Ingalls Park is a census-designated place and subdivision of Joliet, IL located in Will County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1834. ... Lakewood Shores is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Lockport is a city in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Manhattan is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Mokena is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Monee is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... New Lenox is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Park Forest is a village located in Cook County and Will County, Illinois. ... Peotone is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... The Village of Plainfield is a municipality located in Will County, Illinois. ... Preston Heights is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Rockdale is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Romeoville is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Shorewood is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Steger is a village located in Cook and Will County, Illinois. ... Symerton is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... University Park is a village located in Cook County and Will County, Illinois. ... Willowbrook is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Wilmington is a city in Will County, Illinois, United States. ... Wilton Center is an unincorporated community in Will County, Illinois, in the United States. ... Woodridge is a village located predominantly in DuPage County, but also has portions in Will County and a very small parcel in Cook County, Illinois. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... Channahon Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Custer Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... DuPage Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Florence Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Frankfort Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Green Garden Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Homer Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Jackson Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Joliet Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Lockport Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Manhattan Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Monee Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... New Lenox Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Peotone Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Plainfield Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Reed Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Troy Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Washington Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Wesley Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Wheatland Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Will Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Wilmington Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ... Wilton Township is located in Will County, Illinois. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Crest Hill, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (531 words)
Crest Hill is a city in Will County, Illinois, United States.
On December 19, 2005, the Crest Hill city council counted the votes and the determined winner was Taylor Smith with the phrase "The City of New Beginnings".
As far as we know this is a first for the city of Crest Hill to allow a child to help with this civic duty.
City of Crest Hill, IL - Welcome to Crest Hill, Illinois (181 words)
Located just north of Joliet and minutes from Interstates 55 and 80, Crest Hill is a family-friendly city with a deep sense of community.
Incorporated in 1960, Crest Hill is attracting both new industry and diverse populations seeking to put down roots.
Crest Hill also boasts its own library, fine restaurants and several houses of worship.
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