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Encyclopedia > Crestwood, Illinois
Crestwood, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland. The Chicagoland tristate area.
Incorporated Village in 1928.
County, State Cook County, Illinois
Township Worth Township
Government Trustee-village
Mayor Chester Stranczek
Population (2000) 11,251 (up 3.95% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,419.6/km² (3,682.3/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60445
Area code 708
Land Area 7.9 km² (3.1 mi²)
Lat. / long. 41°38.43′N 87°44.37′W
Income Per capita:   $21,995
Household: $45,813
Home value Mean:    $131,127 (2000)
Median: $122,700
Website N/A
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
92.46% 4.52% 3.68% 0.73% 0.00% 0.12% 1.04%

Crestwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 11,251 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x674, 9 KB)Location of Crestwood in Chicagoland. ... Image File history File links Chicagoland_Map. ... Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used by local residents, businesses, governments, and planning agencies. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city 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 civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... 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Geography

Crestwood is located at 41°38′43″N, 87°44′37″W (41.645233, -87.743586)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.1 km² (3.1 mi²). 7.9 km² (3.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.61%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


The Mayor is Chester Stranczek


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 11,251 people, 4,685 households, and 2,759 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,419.6/km² (3,682.3/mi²). There were 4,805 housing units at an average density of 606.3/km² (1,572.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.46% White, 4.52% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 1.04% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.68% 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. ... 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 4,685 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 3.02. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $45,813, and the median income for a family was $56,030. Males had a median income of $41,448 versus $31,455 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,995. About 2.2% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 9.0% 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. ...


The band Explicit Content hails from Crestwood. Or, as many residents and fans of the band call it, C-Wood


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Crestwood (321 words)
Crestwood, Illinois, United States [Village]; population was 10,823 in 1990; housing units was 4,180 in 1990; location is 41°39'N 87°44'W; land area is 2.96 square miles (1,897 acres); water area is 0.05 square miles (34 acres); FIPS code is 17497 [SourceCBP]
Crestwood, Kentucky, United States [City]; population was 1,435 in 1990; housing units was 622 in 1990; location is 38°20'N 85°29'W; land area is 2.21 square miles (1,414 acres); FIPS code is 18496 [SourceCBP]
Crestwood, Missouri, United States [City]; population was 11,234 in 1990; housing units was 4,591 in 1990; location is 38°33'N 90°23'W; land area is 3.19 square miles (2,040 acres); FIPS code is 17218 [SourceCBP]
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