Fuller Park, Chicago

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Fuller Park
Community area
Community Area 37 - Fuller Park
Location within the city of Chicago
Location within the city of Chicago
Coordinates: 41°48.6′N 87°37.6′W / 41.8100°N 87.6267°W / 41.8100; -87.6267Coordinates: 41°48.6′N 87°37.6′W / 41.8100°N 87.6267°W / 41.8100; -87.6267
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
City Chicago
Neighborhoods
Area
 • Total 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,876
 • Density 4,000/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Demographics 2010[1]
 • White 1.63%
 • Black 92.18%
 • Hispanic 4.59%
 • Asian 0.24%
 • Other 1.36%
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes parts of 60609
Median household income $15,086[2]
Source: U.S. Census, Record Information Services

Fuller Park, located on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, is one of 77 officially designated Chicago community areas. It is named for Melville Weston Fuller, who was the Chief Justice of the United States between 1888 and 1910.

The community of Fuller Park is also home to Eden Place Nature Center, which is an environmental education center with the mission of educating communities of color on urban ecology. The nature center is located off of 43rd & Stewart, and is run by Fuller Park Community Development. The center is 3.5 acres and is located on what was once a brownfield.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 14,437
1940 15,094 4.6%
1950 17,174 13.8%
1960 12,181 −29.1%
1970 7,354 −39.6%
1980 5,832 −20.7%
1990 4,364 −25.2%
2000 3,420 −21.6%
2010 2,876 −15.9%
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Demographics Data". Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Census Data". Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Community Areas Historical Data". Chicago Community Areas Historical Data. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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