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Encyclopedia > North Chicago, Illinois

North Chicago is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 35,918. Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


North Chicago has the manufacturing headquarters of Abbott Laboratories and is the location of the Naval Station Great Lakes. In addition, Jelly Belly has a production factory in North Chicago at 1501 Morrow Avenue. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) is a pharmaceuticals and health care company. ... Naval Station Great Lakes is the United States Navys Headquarters Command for training issues, located in North Chicago, Illinois. ... The Jelly Belly Candy Company is a prominent maker of jelly beans and other candy. ...


Geography

North Chicago is located at 42°19'20" North, 87°51'16" West (42.322272, -87.854470)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 city has a total area of 20.3 km² (7.8 mi²). 20.3 km² (7.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.13% is 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. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 35,918 people, 7,661 households, and 5,577 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,771.1/km² (4,586.3/mi²). There are 8,377 housing units at an average density of 413.1/km² (1,069.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 47.72% White, 36.26% African American, 0.84% Native American, 3.59% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 7.66% from other races, and 3.79% from two or more races. 18.24% 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 7,661 households out of which 46.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% are married couples living together, 18.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% are non-families. 21.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.09 and the average family size is 3.64. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 34.7% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 9.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 156.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 176.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $38,180, and the median income for a family is $40,485. Males have a median income of $24,480 versus $23,736 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,564. 15.1% of the population and 12.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.3% of those under the age of 18 and 15.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=42.322272_N_-87.85447_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.322272&longitude=-87.85447&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=42.322272,-87.85447&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.322272&lon=-87.85447&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-87.85447&lat=42.322272&w=2)
    • Satellite image from Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=42.322272,-87.85447&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)
  • City of North Chicago (http://www.northchicago.org/)

 
 

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