Willowbrook, DuPage County, Illinois

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This article is about village in DuPage County. For the unincorporated area, see Willowbrook, Will County, Illinois. For the school in Villa Park, Illinois, see Willowbrook High School.
Willowbrook
Village
Willowbrook is located in Illinois
Willowbrook
Willowbrook
Coordinates: 41°46′2″N 87°56′57″W / 41.76722°N 87.94917°W / 41.76722; -87.94917Coordinates: 41°46′2″N 87°56′57″W / 41.76722°N 87.94917°W / 41.76722; -87.94917
Country  United States
State Illinois
County DuPage
Township York
Incorporated 1960
Government
 • Type Mayor-trustee
 • President Gary Pretzer
Area
 • Total 2.75 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Land 2.69 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  2.18%
Population
 • Total 8,967
 • Density 3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
  Up 4.29% from 1990
Standard of living
 • Per capita income $37,715 (median: $56,725)
 • Home value $216,000 (median: $245,800 (2000))
ZIP code(s) 60527
Area code(s) 630 and 331
Geocode 80645
Website www.willowbrookil.org
Demographics (2000)[1]
White Black Hispanic Asian
84.63% 2.42% 4.26% 10.01%
Islander Native Other
0.04% 0.04% 1.16%

Willowbrook is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 8,967 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

Willowbrook grew from the Ridgemoor subdivision. It was incorporated as a village in 1960.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The Village of Willowbrook is located at 41°46′2″N 87°56′57″W / 41.76722°N 87.94917°W / 41.76722; -87.94917 (41.767153, -87.949281).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.75 square miles (7.1 km2), of which 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) (or 97.82%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 2.18%) is water.[3] Willowbrook is around 23 miles (37 km) from Chicago. It is bordered by the suburban villages of Hinsdale, Westmont, Clarendon Hills, Burr Ridge, and Darien, along with unincorporated areas of DuPage County.

Notable people[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,967 people, 4,178 households, and 2,272 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,447.8 people per square mile (1,331.6/km²). There were 4,504 housing units at an average density of 1,731.8 per square mile (668.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 84.63% White, 2.42% African American, 0.04% Native American, 10.01% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.26% of the population.

There were 4,178 households out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.6% were non-families. 40.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $56,725, and the median income for a family was $76,100. Males had a median income of $51,588 versus $43,042 for females. The per capita income for the village was $37,715. About 1.6% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

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

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