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Encyclopedia > Worth, Illinois
Worth, Illinois
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated Village in 1914.
County; State Cook; Illinois
Township Worth, Palos
Government Trustee-village
President Ed Guzdziol (LP)
Population (2000) 11,047 (down 1.40% from 1990)
Pop. density 1,792.1/km² (4,634.4/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60482
Area code 708
Land area 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $19,449
Household: $42,723
Home value Mean:    $138,142 (2000)
Median: $132,600
Website www.villageofworth.com
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
92.43% 1.59% 6.06% 1.22% 0.02% 0.18% 2.18%

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Geography

Worth is located at 41°41′20″N, 87°47′34″W (41.688827, -87.792659)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²). 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.83%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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 2000 censusGR2, there were 11,047 people, 4,383 households, and 2,796 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,792.1/km² (4,634.4/mi²). There were 4,513 housing units at an average density of 732.1/km² (1,893.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.43% White, 1.59% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.18% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.06% of the population. 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... “Whites” redirects here. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... Pacific Islands (or Pacific Person, pl: Pacific People, also called Oceanic[s]), is a geographic term used in several places, such as New Zealand and the United States, to describe the inhabitants of any of the three major sub-regions of Oceania. ... Hispanic flag, not widely used. ... // The term Latino is a linguistic identity that refers to an individual that has significant ancestry from a nation-state where a Latin derived language is spoken or is the offical language of the government. ...


The top four ancentries reported in Worth as of the 2000 census were German (23.4%), Irish (22.7%), Polish (20.3%) and Italian (10.1%).[1]


There were 4,383 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.15. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $42,723, and the median income for a family was $51,523. Males had a median income of $38,007 versus $28,492 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,449. About 7.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 5.7% 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. ...


Village Government

yah our town has a TON of potholes on lloyd drive aka "THA WORTH GHETTO" yah this town is sssooo BORING!


State and Federal Government

Worth is divided between two congressional districts. Most of the village is in Illinois' 3rd congressional district; the area south of 115th Street and east of Harlem Avenue, and also between 114th Place and 115th Street from Harlem to Oak Park Avenue, is in the Illinois' 1st congressional district. The Third Congressional District of Illinois includes part of Cook County, and is currently represented by Democrat Dan Lipinski; the district was previously represented by his father Bill Lipinski. ... Illinois First Congressional District since 2003 The First Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district in the state of Illinois that includes part of Cook County. ...


Worth is located within 2 State Representative Districts, the 35th and 36th and 1 State Senate District, the 18th.


Trivia

The village is named after William J. Worth, and is officially known as "The Friendly Village". William Jenkins Worth was a United States general during the Mexican-American War Early Life Worth was born on March 1, 1794 in Hudson, New York. ...


See also

  • Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, located at 6001 West 111th Street in Worth, Illinois, USA, is a Catholic cemetery of the Archdiocese of Chicago. ...

References

  1. ^ Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Worth, IllinoisPDF (38.9 KiB). U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-04-14.

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External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 41°41′20″N 87°47′34″W / 41.688827, -87.792659Coordinates: 41°41′20″N 87°47′34″W / 41.688827, -87.792659

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