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Encyclopedia > Franklin Park, Illinois
Franklin Park, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland. The Chicagoland tristate area.
Incorporated Village in 1892.
County, State Cook County, Illinois
Township Leydon Township
Government Trustee-village
President Daniel B. Pritchett
Population (2000) 19,434 (up 5.13% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,610.2/km² (4,172.1/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60131
Area code 847 & 224
Land Area 12.1 km² (4.7 mi²)
Lat. / long. 41°56.2′N 87°52.24′W
Income Per capita:   $17,550
Household: $46,688
Home value Mean:    $148,205
Median: $144,400
Website villageoffranklinpark.com
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
62.22% 0.76% 22.07% 2.48% 0.05% 0.29% 14.61%

Franklin Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 19,434. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x674, 9 KB) Summary Location of Franklin Park in Chicagoland. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Chicagoland. ... 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. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... A state of the United States (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 state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... A percentage is a way of expressing a proportion, a ratio or a fraction as a whole number, by using 100 as the denominator. ... This article is about the year. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 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. ... Mr. ... The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a system for three-digit area codes and seven-digit telephone numbers that direct telephone calls to particular regions on a public switched telephone network (PSTN), where they are further routed by the local network. ... Both area code 847 and area code 224 are part of an overlay plan that covers most of Lake County, the northern part of Cook County, the northern part of Kane County, and a small part of McHenry County in Illinois. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... This article is about general United States currency. ... A real estate appraisal is a service performed, by an appraiser, that develops an opinion of value based upon the highest and best use of real property. ... In mathematics, there are numerous methods for calculating the average or central tendency of a list of n numbers. ... In probability theory and statistics, the median is a number that separates the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution from the lower half. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... Demographics is a shorthand term for population characteristics. Demographics include age, income, mobility (in terms of travel time to work or number of vehicles available), educational attainment, home ownership, employment status, and even location. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...


Geography

Franklin Park is located at 41°56'2" North, 87°52'24" West (41.933780, -87.873462)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 village has a total area of 12.1 km² (4.7 mi²). 12.1 km² (4.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by 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 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 19,434 people, 6,484 households, and 4,765 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,610.2/km² (4,172.1/mi²). There were 6,641 housing units at an average density of 550.2/km² (1,425.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 79.25% White, 0.76% African American, 0.29% Native American, 2.48% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 14.61% from other races, and 2.57% from two or more races. 38.07% of the population were 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. ... 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 were households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.52. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $46,688, and the median income for a family was $54,433. Males had a median income of $35,769 versus $27,435 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,550. 7.1% of the population and 5.2% of families were below the poverty line. 9.2% of those under the age of 18 and 6.5% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. 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 living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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