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Encyclopedia > Minooka, Illinois
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Minooka is a village in Grundy County, Illinois, United States. The population was 3,971 at the 2000 census. And 4,120 in 2001 Image File history File links Size of this preview: 747 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (5000 × 4013 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 747 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (5000 × 4013 pixel, file size: 2. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...


Geography

Minooka is located at 41°27′17″N, 88°15′36″W (41.454849, -88.260084).GR1


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 11.2 km² (4.3 mi²). 11.0 km² (4.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.62%) 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 English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


There is a Second Minooka in Scranton, PA. Minooka was an independent town until the mid 1900s. It was absorbed into Scranton. PA. ( This is important for Genealogical research. Records may reflect the Minooka connection and may be missed searching Scranton. )


Minooka is cirrently a small town that is gorwing. New houses are being built daily and the roads are being extended.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,971 people, 1,315 households, and 1,088 families residing in the village. The population density was 359.9/km² (931.5/mi²). There were 1,338 housing units at an average density of 121.3/km² (313.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.04% White, 0.25% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.53% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.85% 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 1,315 households out of which 49.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.2% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.34. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $75,249, and the median income for a family was $81,190. Males had a median income of $59,583 versus $33,347 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,054. About 1.1% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and 7.5% 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. ...


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Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Grundy County, Illinois
(County Seat: Morris)
Cities, Towns and Villages Braceville | Carbon Hill | Coal City | Diamond | Dwight | East Brooklyn | Gardner | Godley | Kinsman | Mazon | Minooka | Morris | Seneca | South Wilmington | Verona
Townships Aux Sable | Braceville | Erienna | Felix | Garfield | Goodfarm | Goose Lake | Greefield | Highland | Maine | Mazon | Morris | Nettle Creek | Norman | Saratoga | Vienna | Wauponsee

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Minooka Illinois (618 words)
Minooka is located at 41°27'17" North, 88°15'36" West (41.454849, -88.260084) 1.
Illinois is a state in the United States named after the Illiniwek Indian tribe, whichused to live there.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield and the U.S. postal abbreviation for the state isIL.
Minooka, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (400 words)
Minooka is a village in Grundy County, Illinois, United States.
There is a Second Minooka in Scranton, PA. Minooka was an independent town until the mid 1900's.
Records may reflect the Minooka connection and may be missed searching Scranton.
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