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Encyclopedia > Manhattan, Illinois

Manhattan is a village located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 3,330. The city is located in northeastern Illinois approximately 40 miles south of Chicago. Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... Chicago, Illinois — officially the City of Chicago and colloquially known as Chicago, the Second City and the Windy City — is the third largest city of the United States after New York City and Los Angeles and is the largest inland city of the nation. ...

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History

Manhattan was incorporated in 1886. It is an old and established community. Having its roots in farming, the village has grown over the last ten years to accommodate over 3,200 people. Its forebears of German and Irish heritage give expression in the early spring festival Irish Fest. 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ...


Geography

Manhattan is located at 41°25'19" North, 87°58'52" West (41.422044, -87.981042)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 8.7 km² (3.4 mi²). 8.7 km² (3.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with 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. ...


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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,330 people, 1,144 households, and 870 families residing in the village. The population density is 381.5/km² (989.3/mi²). There are 1,163 housing units at an average density of 133.2/km² (345.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.21% White, 0.21% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.17% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 3.03% 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 1,144 households out of which 46.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% are non-families. 20.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.41. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.3 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $55,559, and the median income for a family is $62,865. Males have a median income of $50,174 versus $30,865 for females. The per capita income for the village is $21,666. 3.6% of the population and 1.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.7% of those under the age of 18 and 4.7% of those 65 and older are 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 number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • The town's website -- Created by the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. Learn about the area and its activities.
  • Maps and aerial photos

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Manhattan, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (442 words)
Manhattan is a village located in Will County, Illinois.
The city is located in northeastern Illinois approximately 40 miles south of Chicago.
Out of the total population, 0.7% of those under the age of 18 and 4.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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