Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

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Coordinates: 42°5′27″N 88°18′44″W / 42.09083°N 88.31222°W / 42.09083; -88.31222
Sleepy Hollow
Village
Motto: "In The Heart Of The Beautiful Fox Run Valley"
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Township Dundee
Coordinates 42°5′27″N 88°18′44″W / 42.09083°N 88.31222°W / 42.09083; -88.31222
Area 2.03 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.00 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 3,553 (2000)
Density 1,776.5 / sq mi (686 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60118
Area code 847 & 224
Location of Sleepy Hollow within Illinois
Location of Sleepy Hollow within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
Website: http://www.sleepy-hollow.il.us

Sleepy Hollow is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States 30 miles northwest of Chicago. The population was 3,553 at the 2000 census.

Various streets in the village are named after characters in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Other streets are named after trees. Still other streets, particularly in the subdivision of Saddle Club Estates, are named after horse racing tracks. These street names include Saratoga, Churchill, Arlington and Belmont.

Geography[edit]

Sleepy Hollow is located at 42°5′27″N 88°18′44″W / 42.09083°N 88.31222°W / 42.09083; -88.31222 (42.090792, -88.312314).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.03 square miles (5.3 km2), of which 2.00 square miles (5.2 km2) (or 98.52%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 1.48%) is water.[2]

Sleepy Hollow is generally bounded by Randall Road to the West, Illinois Route 72 to the North, Illinois Route 31 to the East and Boncosky Road to the South.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,553 people, 1,185 households, and 1,026 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,766.3 people per square mile (682.5/km²). There were 1,207 housing units at an average density of 600.1 per square mile (231.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.33% White, 0.65% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.17% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.77% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77% of the population.

There were 1,185 households out of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.8% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.4% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $91,279, and the median income for a family was $93,629. Males had a median income of $67,379 versus $40,260 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,005. About 1.5% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.