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Encyclopedia > Lisle, Illinois
Lisle, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland. The Chicagoland tristate area.
Incorporated Village in 1956.
County, State DuPage, Illinois
Township Lisle Township
Government Council-manager
Mayor Joe Broda
Population (2000) 21,182 (up 8.56% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,283.9/km² (3,323.7/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60532
Area code 630
Land Area 16.6 km² (6.4 mi²)
Lat. / long. 41°47.31′N 88°5.16′W
Income Per capita:   $35,693
Household: $65,821
Home value Mean:    $NA
Median: $219,200 (2000)
Website www.vil.lisle.il.us
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
83.38% 3.47% 5.49% 9.79% 0.03% 0.19% 1.47%

Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,182 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 23,376 as of 2005. It is part of Chicagoland and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (890x1200, 91 KB) I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... 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. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... 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Contents

History

Lisle was permanently settled in 1832 after the Blackhawk War by James and Luther Hatch. The two brothers settled land near what is now Ogden Avenue and began a small farming community. 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Black Hawk War was a war fought in 1832 in the Midwestern section of the United States of America between American settlers and Native Americans. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ...


A number of firsts for Lisle came in the 1830s with the First Congregational Church of DuPage in 1833, the first post office managed by John Thompson in 1834, and the first schoolhouse in 1837. Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Williamson School was a one-room school in Blanch, Caswell County, North Carolina One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland and Ireland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


The railroad came to Lisle in 1864 with the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. A fire destroyed the railroad depot, but it was rebuilt in 1874 by the Railroad. 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (AAR reporting mark CBQ) was a railroad that operated in the Midwestern United States. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Trivia

  • Lisle Township is the oldest settlement in DuPage County.[1]
  • Lisle is home to Benet Academy, a prestigious Catholic high school, and Benedictine University, formerly Illinois Benedictine College.
  • Chicago Machine of Major League Lacrosseand the Chicago Bandits of Major League Softball play their home game at Benedictine University.
  • Lisle High School and Lisle Junior High School's mascot is the Lisle Lions.
  • Lisle is also home to one of the state's most popular 4th of July festivals - Eyes to the Skies.
  • On The 4th of July Of 2006 Lisle had the state's biggest fireworks display, celebrating it's 50th Birthday
  • Lisle's school district is Lisle Community Unit School District 202, including Lisle High School and Lisle Junior High School. A portion of Lisle lies in Naperville's district 203.
  • The Public Information Officer of the Lisle Police Department is Sgt. Ronald Wilke, who has starred in several independent films.
  • It is home to the Morton Arboretum, where Gwen Stefani's Single Wind It Up is being filmed.

Benet Logo Benet Academy (commonly referred to as Benet) is a fully accredited private co-educational college-preparatory Catholic high school based in Lisle, Illinois. ... Benedictine University is a private Catholic university located in Lisle, Illinois. ... The Chicago Machine is a lacrosse team based in Evanston, Illinois. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... The Chicago Bandits are a womens softball team based in Lisle, Illinois. ... Lisle High School is a public four-year high school located in Lisle, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... Morton Arboretum is an arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, USA. It covers approximately 1,700 acres (6. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Geography

Lisle is located at 41°47′31″N, 88°5′16″W (41.791829, -88.087842)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 16.6 km² (6.4 mi²). 16.5 km² (6.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.78%) 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 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 21,182 people, 8,663 households, and 5,241 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,283.9/km² (3,323.7/mi²). There were 8,997 housing units at an average density of 545.3/km² (1,411.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 83.38% White, 3.47% African American, 0.19% Native American, 9.79% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.68% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.49% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 8,663 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.15. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $65,821, and the median income for a family was $86,917. Males had a median income of $56,151 versus $37,104 for females. The per capita income for the village was $35,693. About 1.7% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 8.4% 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. ...


References

  1. ^ Lisle Township History

External links

DuPage County, Illinois
(County Seat: Wheaton)
Populations reflect the number of residents in DuPage County, not necessarily the total number of residents in the municipality.
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< 10,000 DuPage residents Aurora, Batavia, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Chicago, Clarendon Hills, Elk Grove Village, Itasca, Lemont, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Schaumburg, St. Charles, Wayne, Willowbrook, Winfield
10,000 - 20,000 Hinsdale, Warrenville, Wood Dale
20,000 - 30,000 Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Darien, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Roselle, Villa Park, West Chicago, Westmont
30,000 - 40,000 Addison, Bartlett, Glendale Heights, Hanover Park, Woodridge
40,000 - 50,000 Carol Stream, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard
> 50,000 residents Naperville, Wheaton
Points of Interest Argonne National Laboratory, Cantigny, Central DuPage Hospital, Chicago Golf Club, Cosley Zoo, Drury Lane, DuPage River, Fermilab, Great Western Trail, Illinois Prairie Path, Illinois Technology and Research Corridor, Medinah Country Club, Morton Arboretum, Oakbrook Center, Theosophical Society in America
Higher Education Benedictine University, College of DuPage, DePaul University, Elmhurst College, Illinois Institute of Technology, Midwestern University, National-Louis University, North Central College, Northern Illinois University, Wheaton College
Transportation DuPage Airport, Metra, Pace

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