La Grange Park, Illinois

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La Grange Park, Illinois
Village
Motto: "The Village of Roses"[1]
Nickname: LGP
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Coordinates 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917Coordinates: 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917
Area 2.23 sq mi (6 km2)
 - land 2.23 sq mi (6 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 13,579 (2010)
Density 6,089.2 / sq mi (2,351 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60526
Area code 708
Location in Cook County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Wikimedia Commons: La Grange Park, Illinois
Website: www.lagrangepark.org

La Grange Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village, which is a suburb of Chicago, had a population of 13,579.[2]

Geography[edit]

La Grange Park is located at 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917 (41.829831, -87.869233).[3]

According to the 2010 census, La Grange Park has a total area of 2.23 square miles (5.78 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 730
1910 1,131 54.9%
1920 1,684 48.9%
1930 2,939 74.5%
1940 3,406 15.9%
1950 6,176 81.3%
1960 13,793 123.3%
1970 15,459 12.1%
1980 13,359 −13.6%
1990 12,861 −3.7%
2000 13,295 3.4%
2010 13,579 2.1%
Est. 2014 13,665 [5] 0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 13,295 people, 5,432 households, and 3,516 families residing in the village. The population density was 8,925 people per square mile. There were 5,560 housing units at an average density of 2,467.3 per square mile (954.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.2% White, 3.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0% Pacific Islander, .9% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

The top five ancestries reported in La Grange Park as of the 2000 census were Irish (22.6%), German (22.0%), Polish (16.1%), Italian (11.7%) and Czech (10.0%).[8]

There were 5,432 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $58,918, and the median income for a family was $76,441. Males had a median income of $55,023 versus $34,774 for females. The per capita income for the village was $30,247. About 1.2% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

La Grange Park is in Illinois' 3rd congressional district.

The part-time Village President is James Discipio. He is a dentist by trade and practices in Berwyn, Illinois.

Notable people[edit]

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