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Encyclopedia > Glenwood, Illinois

Glenwood is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 9,000. Organized with approximately 100 residents in 1831, Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Glenwood is located at 41°32'42" North, 87°36'43" West (41.544943, -87.612052)1. Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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 7.0 km² (2.7 mi²). 7.0 km² (2.7 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Neighboring towns include Homewood, Illinois; Flossmoor, Illinois; East Hazel Crest, Illinois; Thornton, Illinois; Lansing, Illinois; Lynwood, Illinois; Ford Heights, Illinois; and Chicago Heights, Illinois. Homewood is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Flossmoor is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... East Hazel Crest is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Thornton is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Lansing is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Lynwood is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Ford Heights is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Chicago Heights is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,000 people, 3,373 households, and 2,472 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,291.8/km² (3,350.1/mi²). There are 3,461 housing units at an average density of 496.8/km² (1,288.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 51.28% White, 44.53% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 2.26% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 5.02% of the population are 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 are 3,373 households out of which 31.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 15.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% are non-families. 23.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.16. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.3 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $53,894, and the median income for a family is $67,161. Males have a median income of $46,439 versus $32,358 for females. The per capita income for the village is $24,356. 3.7% of the population and 3.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.4% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=41.544943_N_-87.612052_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=41.544943&longitude=-87.612052&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=41.544943,-87.612052&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=41.544943&lon=-87.612052&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-87.612052&lat=41.544943&w=2)
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