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Lansing, Illinois
Image:US-IL-Chicagoland-Lansing.png
Location within Chicagoland. The Chicagoland tristate area.
Incorporated Village in 1893.
County, State Cook County, Illinois
Township Thornton and Bloom Townships
Government Mayor-Council
Mayor/President Dan Podgorkski
Population (2000) 28,332 ({{{status}}} {{{percent}}}% from [[{{{prevyear}}}]])
Pop. density {{{density-km}}}/km² ({{{density-mi}}}/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60438
Area code 708
Land Area 6.8 km² ({{{area-mi}}} mi²)
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Website villageoflansing.org
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
82.0% 10.7% 5.7% 1.47% 0.00% 0.23% 1.96%

Lansing is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, USA. Lansing is a southern suburb of Chicago. It is located 6.9 miles from Chicago city limits at 130th st. It is 25.6 miles from Downtown Chicago As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 28,332. 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. ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... 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Government

The current Mayor of Lansing is Dan Podgorski. The Village Clerk is Jean Eisha. Lansing is a home rule community.


Geography

Lansing is located at 41°33'57" North, 87°32'45" West (41.565785, -87.545791)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 17.7 km² (6.8 mi²). 17.5 km² (6.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.88% 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. ...


History

Lansing was incorporated in 1893. The first family to settle in Lansing was that of August Hildebrandt. Henry, George, and John Lansing settled the area in 1846.


Harry Smith, co-anchor for CBS' The Early Show and the host of A&E's Biography series, is the most famous person to have come from this suburban village. There have been a number of prominent people named Harry Smith: For the folk-music anthologist, filmmaker, artist, ethomusicologist, and Kabbalist see Harry Everett Smith For the professional wrestler see Harry Smith (son of the famous late professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith) For the American songwriter see Harry B. Smith... The Early Show is a American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ...


Schools

  • Private high schools
    • Illiana Christian High School
    • Luther East High School
  • Public primary and middle schools
    • Memorial Junior High School
    • Nathan Hale Elementary School
    • Heritage Middle School
    • Oak Glen Elementary School
    • Reavis Elementary School
    • Coolidge Elementary School
  • Private primary and middle schools
    • Saint Ann Elementary School
    • Lansing Christian School
    • Trinity Lutheran School
    • Saint John Lutheran School

Name Thornton Fractional Township High School, South Campus Address 18500 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL Town Lansing, Illinois Established 1958 Communities Lansing and Lynwood Type Public Secondary Religion No Affiliation Students Coeducational Grades 9 to 12 District 215 Teachers 195 Population 1669 Nickname Rebels(boys), Lady Rebels(girls) Mascot Richie Rebel...

Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 28,332 people, 11,416 households, and 7,774 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,618.2/km² (4,188.7/mi²). There were 11,748 housing units at an average density of 671.0/km² (1,736.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 85.75% White, 10.69% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.54% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. 5.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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 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 11,416 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 27.9% 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 2.48 and the average family size was 3.06. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $47,554, and the median income for a family was $56,901. Males had a median income of $45,186 versus $29,152 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,547. 5.4% of the population and 3.5% of families were below the poverty line. 7.7% of those under the age of 18 and 3.9% 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 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. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Lansing, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (460 words)
Lansing is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, USA.
It is located 6.9 miles from Chicago city limits at 130th st. It is 25.6 miles from Downtown Chicago As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 28,332.
Henry, George, and John Lansing settled the area in 1846.
Lansing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (92 words)
Lansing, Toronto, Ontario, a former settlement now within Greater Toronto
Lansing, West Virginia, north of Oak Hill, West Virginia
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