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Encyclopedia > Northfield, Illinois

Northfield is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, approximately fifteen miles north of Chicago. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 5,389. Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the third-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles, and the largest inland city in the country. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Northfield has the headquarters of Kraft Foods. Kraft Foods NYSE: KFT (named after James Lewis Kraft) is the third largest international food products corporation (after Unilever and Nestlé). It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, but is majority owned by the Altria Group, which took control in 1988 (when it was known as Philip Morris). ...


Geography

Northfield is located at 42°6'7" North, 87°46'30" West (42.101927, -87.775079)GR1. 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 7.7 km² (3.0 mi²). 7.7 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by 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. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 5,389 people, 2,155 households, and 1,532 families residing in the village. The population density is 702.9/km² (1,822.4/mi²). There are 2,241 housing units at an average density of 292.3/km² (757.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 92.48% White, 0.52% African American, 0.04% Native American, 5.57% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 1.67% 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). ... 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. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 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 2,155 households out of which 31.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.04. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.0 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $91,313, and the median income for a family is $114,279. Males have a median income of $85,788 versus $36,567 for females. The per capita income for the village is $63,857. 1.6% of the population and 1.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 1.2% of those under the age of 18 and 0.9% 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 total population. ... 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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The firm will do an assessment of the existing physical attributes of Northfield's current downtown area; develop schematic concepts; hold a community presentation with resident input - all leading to finilization of a plan concept.
The Task Force's goals include redefining the Northfield downtown area to achieve a more cohesive look, make it more pedestrian-oriented and to enhance the overall experience of shoppers and visitors.
A 2007-08 Vehicle Sticker is required for all vehicles registered or garaged in the Village of Northfield.
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