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Encyclopedia > River Forest, Illinois

River Forest is a suburban village located in Cook County, Illinois. Two universities make their home in River Forest, Dominican University and Concordia University. The villiage is closely tied to the well-known neighboring community of Oak Park, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 11,635. River Forest has been home to many notorious Italian organized crime families based out of the Chicago area since the early twentieth century. One family of note is the Jepsens who include Matt and his fraternal twin sisters Jen and Jess. Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... The Dominican University is a public university located in River Forest, Illinois. ... Concordia University, River Forest (CURF) is a private, Lutheran liberal arts university located in the suburb of River Forest, Illinois, just west of Chicago. ... Wrights home in Oak Park, Illinois Oak Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

River Forest is located at 41°53'35" North, 87°49'2" West (41.893031, -87.817182)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 6.5 km² (2.5 mi²). 6.5 km² (2.5 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 an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 11,635 people, 4,092 households, and 2,909 families residing in the village. The population density is 1,789.8/km² (4,638.1/mi²). There are 4,232 housing units at an average density of 651.0/km² (1,687.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 89.35% White, 4.81% African American, 0.09% Native American, 3.13% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. 4.01% 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 4,092 households out of which 36.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% are married couples living together, 10.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% are non-families. 25.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.19. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the village the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.4 males.


The median income for a household in the village is $89,284, and the median income for a family is $122,155. Males have a median income of $89,900 versus $49,113 for females. The per capita income for the village is $46,123. 2.7% of the population and 2.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 1.8% of those under the age of 18 and 4.8% 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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