Merrionette Park, Illinois

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Merrionette Park
Village
Merrionette Park is located in Illinois
Merrionette Park
Merrionette Park
Coordinates: 41°41′N 87°42′W / 41.683°N 87.700°W / 41.683; -87.700Coordinates: 41°41′N 87°42′W / 41.683°N 87.700°W / 41.683; -87.700
Country  United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Township Worth
Incorporated 1947
Government
 • President Dennis Magee
Area
 • Total 0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.38 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)  0%
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,900
 • Density 5,000.0/sq mi (1,930.5/km2)
  Down 4.95% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income $24,980
 • Median home value $125,000
ZIP code(s) 60803
Area code(s) 708
Geocode 48554
Website www.merrionettepark.org
Demographics (2010)[1]
White Black Asian
82.7% 10.1% 1.0%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.2% 0.1% 6.0% 12.1%

Merrionette Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,900 as of the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Merrionette Park is located at 41°41′N 87°42′W / 41.683°N 87.700°W / 41.683; -87.700 (41.684, -87.701).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,999 people, 957 households, and 492 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,309.3 people per square mile (2,031.1/km²). There were 988 housing units at an average density of 2,624.1 per square mile (1,003.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 90.30% White, 6.60% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 1.15% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.15% of the population.

The top three ancestries reported in Merrionette Park as of the 2000 census were Irish (34.5%), German (23.8%) and Polish (17.2%).[5]

There were 957 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.5% were non-families. 43.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,278, and the median income for a family was $47,143. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $29,130 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,497. About 6.3% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Merrionette Park is in Illinois' 3rd congressional district.

Merrionette Park Fire Department Provides Fire and EMS Responses.

Recreation[edit]

Merrionette Park is home to the Merrionette Park baseball fields, where kids of all ages play baseball every summer. Merrionette Park Baseball is a volunteer organization.

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