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Encyclopedia > Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Rolling Meadows is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 24,604 at the 2000 census. Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

Rolling Meadows is located at 42°4′34″N, 88°1′33″W (42.076209, -88.025911)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.1 km² (5.5 mi²), all land. 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 24,000,604 pizeple, 8,923 households, and 6,174 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,743.1/km² (4,510.4/mi²). There were 9,151 housing units at an average density of 648.3/km² (1,677.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.33% White, 2.83% African American, 0.27% Native American, 6.61% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 5.95% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.20% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 8,923 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.26. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $590,535, and the median income for a family was $68,571. Males had a median income of $45,101 versus $35,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,178. About 3.5% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and 2.9% 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. ...


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Education

Almost all of Rolling Meadows is served by Palatine Community Consolidated School District 15[1]. District 15 schools in Rolling Meadows include Central Road (K-6), Kimball Hill (K-6), Willow Bend (K-6), John G. Conyers Learning Academy (early childhood and multiple needs), and Carl Sandburg Jr. High (7-8).


A very small portion is served by Schaumburg Consolidated School District 54[2].


A small portion extends into Community Consolidated School District 59[3]; that portion has no residents.


About half of Rolling Meadows is served by Township High School District 214's Rolling Meadows High School [4]. The other half is served by Township High School District 211[5]. Township High School District 214 is located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Rolling Meadows High School, or RMHS, is a public four-year high school located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... Township High School District 211 is located in Cook County, Illinois, and is essentially comprised of Palatine and Schaumburg townships. ...


St. Colette School is an K-8 catholic school serving all of Rolling Meadows. The Rolling Meadows Park District[6] offers early childhood classes.


Notable Figures

Rolling Meadows is the hometown of TV and film star Gary Cole and Figure Skater Timothy Goebel. Gary Cole (born September 20, 1956) is an American actor, known for numerous roles, including the television series Fatal Vision, The West Wing, Midnight Caller, American Gothic, Wanted and Crusade, and the films Office Space, In the Line of Fire, Kiss the Sky, Dodgeball, The Brady Bunch Movie, A Very... Timothy Richard Goebel was born on September 10, 1980 in Evanston, Illinois, son of Ginny and Rick Goebel. ...


Rolling Meadows is also the hometown of Sgt. Bryan Anderson, an Iraq war veteran who lost both legs and his left arm after getting hit by an IED while . Bryan graced the cover of Esquire magazine in January 2007 and will be one of the subjects in an HBO documentary featuring wounded Iraq war veterans and produced by James Gandolfini.


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