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Encyclopedia > Glenview, Cook County, Illinois
Glenview, Illinois
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated Village in 1899.
County; State Cook; Illinois
Township Maine, New Trier, Northfield
Government Council-manager
President Kerry Cummings
Population (2000) 41,847 (up 12.82% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,201.3/km² (3,111.3/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60025, 60026
Area code 847 & 224
Land area 34.9 km² (13.5 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $73,384
Household: $80,730
Home value Mean:    $699,500
Median: $536,817
Website www.glenview.il.us
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
85.59% 1.59% 4.07% 10.05% 0.02% 0.10% 1.27%

Glenview is an affluent suburban village located approximately 18 mi (29 km) north of downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 41,847. The population is estimated at 44,655 for 2004. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x674, 9 KB) Summary Location of Glenview in Chicagoland. ... Image File history File links Chicagoland_Map. ... Chicagoland redirects here. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... 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Geography

Glenview is located at 42°4′46″N, 87°48′56″W (42.079391, -87.815622)1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia 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 13.5 square miles (34.9 km²), of which, 13.4 square miles (34.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.30%) 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 mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 41,847 people, 15,464 households, and 11,876 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,111.3 people per square mile (1,201.3/km²). There were 15,853 housing units at an average density of 1,178.7/sq mi (455.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 85.59% White, 1.59% African American, 0.10% Native American, 10.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.27% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.07% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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 15,464 households, of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.11. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the village, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $80,730, and the median income for a family was $99,552. Males had a median income of $64,529 versus $40,534 for females. The per capita income for the village was $50,384. 2.0% of the population and 1.4% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.8% are under the age of 18 and 3.2% are 65 or older. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ...


Glenview and neighboring Northbrook have been hit hard by the mortgage crisis of 2008. Median home values have fallen more than $100,000 since 2005. Local real estate brokers consider Glenview to be overbuilt. The Glen added thousands of housing unit making it more difficult to sell pre-existing housing.


Commerce

A number of major U.S. corporations have major facilities or offices in Glenview, including Avon, Anixter International, Illinois Tool Works, Kraft Foods and Pearson Scott Foresman. Avon Products, Inc. ... Anixter International (NYSE: AXE) is a Fortune 600 (#509, Fortune 2006) company based in Glenview, Illinois, and founded in 1957. ... Illinois Tool Works or ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 500 company that produces engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. ... Kraft Foods Inc. ... Pearson Scott Foresman is an elementary educational publisher for PreK through Grade 6 in all subject areas. ...


Military base

Naval Air Station Glenview was a major facility present for years in Glenview [1]. It was the host for a number of squadrons, including the Coast Guard Air/Sea rescue helicopter service for Chicago/Lake Michigan and a squadron of P-3 Orions which had the mission of East Coast antisubmarine warfare. The rationale for basing the Squadron there was that so many reserve staff were in the Central US, and it was convenient to base the facility near the staff. As a 1–2 hour checklist had to be executed before scanning the seas, there was actually little dead time in the flight to the coast. The base consisted of 1 million cubic yards (800,000 m³) of concrete, 1.5 miles of runways and 108 U.S. Navy buildings. The Glenview Naval Air Station was an operational U.S. Naval Air Station from 1923 to 1995. ... For other uses, see Helicopter (disambiguation). ... Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. ...


The Glen

In 1995, the base was closed as part of a military restructuring. The land was deeded back to Glenview by the U.S. Department of Defense. A reuse plan was completed by the Village of Glenview in 1995 and updated into a master plan by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in 1998. The village then assumed the role of Master Developer. The 1,121 acre development was named The Glen in 1999. The Glen comprises approximately 15% of the land mass in Glenview. It contains new homes, offices, and shopping centers, including the Glen Town Center and Crown Movie complex. Among other amenities, it also includes a lake, walking and biking trails, two golf courses, and a commuter train station nearby. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ... The architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM) was formed in Chicago in 1936 by Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings; in 1939 they were joined by John Merrill. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ...


The Park

The Park is a neighborhood in the village where members of the religious group founded by Emanuel Swedenborg (now called theNew Church in the late 1800s built their churches and houses in an oval surrounding a common park area. Swedenborgianism is a term based on the ecclesiastical organization of certain beliefs relating to Emanuel Swedenborgs writings and, as such, is considered a religious movement by some. ...


Education

Several school districts and high school districts serve the residents of Glenview. Over half of Glenview lies within Glenview School District 34.


Glenview School District 34

Glenview School District 34 is the predominant K-8 district in Glenview. Schools in this district include: Glenview Public School District 34 is a school district in the U.S. state of Illinois located predominantly in the north Chicago suburb of Glenview. ...

  • Henking School
  • Westbrook School
  • Lyon School
  • Hoffman School
  • Glen Grove Elementary School
  • Pleasant Ridge School
  • Attea Middle School
  • Springman Middle School

Other school districts

Southeast Glenview residents are served by Avoca School District 37 and Wilmette School District 39. Northbrook/Glenview School District 30, West Northfield School District 31, and East Maine School District 63 also include parts of Glenview within their boundaries.


High school districts

Most of Glenview is located within the Glenbrook South High School attendance area of Glenbrook High School District 225. Glenview residents who live on or east of Harms Road are served by New Trier Township High School District 203. Residents in the small portion of Glenview south of Central Road are part of Maine Township High School District 207. Public high school students who reside there attend Maine East High School. Glenbrook South High School, or GBS, is a public four-year high school located in Glenview, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... New Trier High School (also known as New Trier Township High School or NTHS) is a public four-year high school with its major campus located in Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.A. and a second campus in Northfield, Illinois, with freshman classes and district administration. ... Maine Township High School District 207 is a school district based in Illinois. ... Maine East High School, or Maine East, and officially Maine Township High School East, is a public four-year high school located at the corner of Dempster Street and Potter Road in Park Ridge, Illinois, a north-west suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ...


Private schools

Glenview is home to two parochial schools: Our Lady of Perpetual Help School [2] and Saint Catherine Labouré School.[3] Both educate pre-K and K-8 students. Also, Among the private schools in Glenview, Glenview New Church School offers a Christian based influence on its education. GNCS offers pre-K and K-8 as well as offering some part time High School classes in the MANC (Midwestern Academy of the New Church) program. [4]


Religion

Glenview is host to a diverse religious community.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built the scenic Chicago Illinois Temple in Glenview in 1985 to serve Mormons in Illinois and surrounding areas. For other uses, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (disambiguation). ... Chicago Illinois Temple was dedicated in 1985. ... This article is about the year. ...


Also home to Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal, Jewish, Islam, and many other religious communities.


Notable residents

Patrick Stump, born Patrick Martin Stumph on April 27, 1984 in Glenview, Illinois, is an American musician, composer and producer. ... Betsy May Randle is an American actress best known for her role as the mother on Boy Meets World. ... Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicled the events and everyday life lessons of Cory Matthews, who grows up from a pre-pubescent boy to a married man. ... Helen Vorhees Brach (November 10, 1911 - February 17, 1977?) was an heiress to the E. J. Brach & Sons Candy Company family fortune, who lived near Chicago, Illinois. ...

Parks

There are numerous small and a few larger parks in Glenview.


The parks are mostly located by schools


The Grove

The Grove is an interpretive center, with moved and re-created historic buildings and nature interpretive trails and center. [1]


External links

School districts


  Results from FactBites:
 
Glenview, Cook County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1289 words)
The population is estimated at 44,655 for 2004.
Glenview carries the distinction of being the only village in Illinois with its elementary, junior high, and high schools to be awarded the National Excellence in Education Award.
Glenview Public School District 34 [2], the predominant K-8 district in Glenview, will be seeking an increase in tax revenue in the spring of 2006 to fund school operations.
Cook County, Illinois: Information from Answers.com (1238 words)
The county seat is Chicago, the principal city of its metropolitan area, Chicagoland; Chicago makes up about 54% of the population of the county, the rest being provided by various suburbs, and Cook county itself makes up 43.3% of the state population as of 2000.
It was the 54th county established in Illinois and was named after Daniel Pope Cook, one of the earliest and youngest statesmen in Illinois history who served as the first U.S. representative from Illinois and the first Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older.
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