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Encyclopedia > Northbrook, Illinois
Northbrook, Illinois
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated Village in 1901.
County; State Cook; Illinois
Township Northfield
Government Council-manager
President Eugene Marks
Population (2000) 33,435 (up 10.1% from 1990)
Pop. density 999.2/km² (2,588.1/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60062, 60065
Area code 847 & 224
Land area 33.6 km² (13.0 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $50,765
Household: $95,665
Home value Mean:    $391,400 (2000)
Median: $353,200
Website www.northbrook.il.us
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
89.22% 00.57% 01.84% 08.85% 0.01% 0.04% 00.36%

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When incorporated in 1901, the village was known as Shermerville, in honor of Frederick Schermer who donated the land for its first train station. The village changed its name in 1923 due to anti-German backlash from World War I and was an effort to improve its public image. Year 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ...


Glenbrook North High School, founded in 1953 as Glenbrook High School, is located in Northbrook, as are the corporate headquarters of Underwriters Laboratories, Allstate Corporation and Crate and Barrel, the Northbrook Court shopping mall, and the Ed Rudolph Velodrome. Glenbrook North High School, or GBN, is a public four-year high school located in Northbrook, Illinois, a North Shore suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... The UL Mark Underwriters Laboratories Inc. ... The Allstate Corporation NYSE: ALL is the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the United States. ... Crate & Barrel Headquarters Crate & Barrel is a chain of American retail stores, based in Northbrook, Illinois, specializing in housewares, furniture (indoor and out), and home accessories. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... The Ed Rudolph Velodrome is a velodrome in Northbrook, Illinois used to host track cycling events and soccer games. ...

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Geography

Northbrook is located at 42°7′45″N, 87°50′27″W (42.129226, -87.840715)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 33.6 km² (13.0 mi²). 33.5 km² (12.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.39%) 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 33,435 people, 12,203 households, and 9,676 families residing in the village. The population density was 999.2/km² (2,588.1/mi²). There were 12,492 housing units at an average density of 373.3/km² (967.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 89.22% White, 0.57% African American, 0.04% Native American, 8.85% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.84% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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. ... 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 12,203 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.07. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $95,665, and the median income for a family was $110,778. Males had a median income of $83,206 versus $46,182 for females. The per capita income for the village was $50,765. About 1.2% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 4.2% 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. ...


Movies set in Northbrook

Northbrook Village Hall
Northbrook Village Hall

Director John Hughes has used his hometown of Northbrook in several of his films. Many parts of Ferris Bueller's Day Off were filmed at Glenbrook North in the Fall of 1985 with students serving as extras (most of the interior shots, though, were filmed at the shuttered Maine North High School). The closing scene from the The Breakfast Club was shot at the Glenbrook North High School football field. The party scene from the movie Uncle Buck, starring John Candy, was filmed at a house in the Highlands neighborhood, on Crabtree Lane. The grocery store scene in She's Having a Baby was filmed at Sunset Foods, and a scene in Weird Science was shot at the Northbrook Court shopping mall. Image File history File links NorthbrookVH.jpg‎ Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File links NorthbrookVH.jpg‎ Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Ferris Bueller redirects here. ... Autumn colours at Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire, England. ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the 1985 film. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Shes Having a Baby is an American movie, released in 1988, which was directed by John Hughes. ... Weird Science (1985) is a movie written and directed by John Hughes. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ...


Some interior shots from the 2005 Harold Ramis directed movie Ice Harvest starring John Cusack were filmed in a revamped commercial building off of Commercial Avenue. The Ice Harvest is a 2005 neo-noir/comedy-drama film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton, based on the novel of the same name by Scott Phillips. ...


Notable residents

St Giles Episcopal Church
St Giles Episcopal Church

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Education

School Districts

Shabonee School, District 27
Shabonee School, District 27

The school districts located in Northbrook are: Image File history File links ShaboneeSchool. ... Image File history File links ShaboneeSchool. ...

Northbrook School District 28 is an elementary school district in Northbrook, Illinois. ... Northbrook School District 27 is an elementary school district with schools located in Northbrook, Illinois. ... Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 is an elementary school district with schools located in Northbrook, Illinois and Glenview, Illinois. ... West Northfield School District 31 is an elementary school district with schools located in Northbrook, Illinois and Glenview, Illinois. ... Sunset Ridge School District 29 is an elementary school district with schools located in Northfield, Illinois. ... Northfield Township High School District 225 is a school district in Illinois. ... Glenbrook North High School, or GBN, is a public four-year high school located in Northbrook, Illinois, a North Shore suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... Glenbrook South High School, or GBS, is a public four-year high school located in Glenview, Illinois, a North Shore suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... New Trier High School New Trier High School is a nationally-recognized comprehensive high school located approximately 16 miles north of Chicago and is academically considered to be the best non-selective public high school in Illinois, and one of the best high schools in the country. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.actoneprogram.com/writersfaculty

External links


Coordinates: 42.129226° N 87.840715° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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