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Encyclopedia > Morton Grove, Illinois

Morton Grove is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 22,451.


Morton Grove is located at 422'28" North, 8747'11" West (42.041146, -87.786456)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 13.2 km (5.1 mi). 13.2 km (5.1 mi) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,451 people, 8,199 households, and 6,288 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,699.7/km (4,406.4/mi). There are 8,305 housing units at an average density of 628.7/km (1,630.0/mi). The racial makeup of the village is 73.97% White, 0.63% African American, 0.12% Native American, 22.18% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 1.93% from two or more races. 4.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 8,199 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.17.

In the village the population is spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $63,511, and the median income for a family is $72,778. Males have a median income of $46,489 versus $34,730 for females. The per capita income for the village is $26,973. 2.7% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.3% of those under the age of 18 and 4.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.041146&longitude=-87.786456&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.041146&lon=-87.786456&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-87.786456&lat=42.041146&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Morton Grove Illinois Real Estate (387 words)
The Village of Morton Grove, Illinois, is a mature Chicago suburb of 22,451residents (2000 Census count) located in the near north suburbs and bordered by Niles, Glenview, and Skokie.
Morton Grove's principal growth took place during the late 1950's and early 1960's when the population increased from 7,427 to 20,533 residents.
The Village of Morton Grove is governed as a home rule community under Illinois law and operates under a President/Trustee form of government.
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