La Grange Park, Illinois
La Grange Park, Illinois
|Village of La Grange Park, Illinois|
La Grange Park and neighboring Brookfield
"Village of Roses"
Location of La Grange Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
|• Total||2.23 sq mi (5.77 km2)|
|• Land||2.23 sq mi (5.77 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||5,909.42/sq mi (2,282.04/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
La Grange Park is located at (41.829831, -87.869233).
According to the 2010 census, La Grange Park has a total area of 2.23 square miles (5.78 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census 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.
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.
La Grange Park is in Illinois' 5th congressional district.
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago operates Catholic schools. St. Louise de Marillac School is in LaGrange Park. The student population from circa 2019 to 2020 declined by 28. The archdiocese asked if there were interested benefactors, but the archdiocese was unsuccessful. Therefore the archdiocese decided it will close after spring 2020.
Nazareth Academy is a Roman Catholic college-preparatory high school located in LaGrange Park, Illinois, United States, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. It was founded in 1900 by the Sisters of St. Joseph.
- Allan B. Calhamer, mail carrier and game maker, invented the board game Diplomacy; grew up in La Grange Park
- Kathleen Doyle, Basketball player at the University of Iowa (2016–2020); Big Ten Player of the Year in 2020. Also a silver medalist with the US national team at the 2019 Pan American Games. WNBA draftee as 14th overall pick by Indiana Fever. Grew up in La Grange Park.
- Earl Eisenhower, Illinois state representative and brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower; lived in La Grange Park
- Matthew Weiler, Holds record for fastest time to finish all episodes of Naruto, brother of Barack Obama
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