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Encyclopedia > Phoenix, Illinois

Phoenix is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,157.


Phoenix is located at 41°36'44" North, 87°37'50" West (41.612333, -87.630545)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.2 km˛ (0.4 mi˛). 1.2 km˛ (0.4 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,157 people, 789 households, and 542 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,850.7/km˛ (4,785.5/mi˛). There are 846 housing units at an average density of 725.9/km˛ (1,876.9/mi˛). The racial makeup of the village is 2.92% White, 93.83% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. 4.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 789 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.8% are married couples living together, 34.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.73 and the average family size is 3.26.

In the village the population is spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% 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 78.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $29,643, and the median income for a family is $32,688. Males have a median income of $26,875 versus $26,488 for females. The per capita income for the village is $14,321. 22.9% of the population and 18.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 32.5% of those under the age of 18 and 14.2% 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=41.612333&longitude=-87.630545&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=41.612333&lon=-87.630545&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-87.630545&lat=41.612333&w=750&h=500)

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