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Encyclopedia > Park Forest, Illinois

Park Forest is a village located in Cook County and Will County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 23,462. Organized with approximately 100 residents in 1831, Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

Park Forest is located at 41°29'2" North, 87°41'13" West (41.483979, -87.687054)1. 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 12.8 km² (4.9 mi²). 12.8 km² (4.9 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 (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 23,462 people, 9,138 households, and 6,186 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,837.5/km² (4,763.6/mi²). There are 9,470 housing units at an average density of 741.7/km² (1,922.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 55.42% White, 39.41% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.54% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. 4.98% 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 9,138 households out of which 32.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% are married couples living together, 18.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.09. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.1 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $47,579, and the median income for a family is $55,801. Males have a median income of $41,970 versus $31,063 for females. The per capita income for the village is $21,493. 6.7% of the population and 5.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.5% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% 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 number of people. ... 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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  1. Village Of Park Forest, Illinois, USA, homepage: [1]

 
 

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