Northlake, Illinois

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Northlake, Illinois
"City of friendly people"
Location of Northlake in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Northlake in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°54′45″N 87°54′3″W / 41.91250°N 87.90083°W / 41.91250; -87.90083Coordinates: 41°54′45″N 87°54′3″W / 41.91250°N 87.90083°W / 41.91250; -87.90083
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.18 sq mi (8.23 km2)
 • Land3.18 sq mi (8.23 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total12,323
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,829.03/sq mi (1,478.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
60164, 60165
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-53871
Wikimedia CommonsNorthlake, Illinois
WebsiteCity of Northlake official website

Northlake is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 12,323 at the 2010 census.[3] The city's moniker is "The City of Friendly People". The name "Northlake" came from two streets, North Avenue (IL 64) and Lake Street (US 20).


According to the 2010 census, Northlake has a total area of 3.17 square miles (8.21 km2), all land.[4]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)12,161[2]−1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census of 2010, there were 12,323 people, 3,983 households, and 2,765 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,887.4 people per square mile (1,502.8/km2). There were 4,274 housing units. The racial makeup of the city was 66.9% White, 3.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.8% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 23.7% some other race, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 52.9% of the population.[3]

There were 3,983 households, out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were headed by married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were individuals, and 15.4% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03, and the average family size was 3.72.[3]

In the city, the population was spread out, with 25.4% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.[3]

For the period 2007–2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the city was $54,066, and the median income for a family was $61,391. Male full-time workers had a median income of $42,713 versus $30,885 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,574. About 4.0% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.[6]


A Dominick's distribution center was located in Northlake until the supermarket chain's closure in December 2013.[7] Empire Today is headquartered in Northlake.


Northlake is serviced by two elementary school districts: District 87 (Berkeley) and District 83 (Mannheim).[8]

  • District 83: Operates Roy Elementary School and Westdale Elementary School in Northlake and Mannheim Middle School in Melrose Park
  • District 87: Riley Elementary School, Whittier Elementary School, and Northlake Middle School

Two high school districts serve sections of Northlake:[8]

Private schools:[8]

  • St. John Vianney
  • Parkview Baptist Academy

Triton College is the designated community college.[8]

Centerpoint Preserve[edit]

The Centerpoint Preserve (Grant Park) is a 32-acre (13 ha) preserve that was donated to the City of Northlake by Centerpoint Properties. Located in the heart of Northlake, Centerpoint Preserve has become the center of activity for the city. The park has a walking/bicycle path and a dog park. Along the walking path there are many different workout stations for pull ups, wall hurdles, squat bars, sit-up benches and there is also beautiful metal art work along the path. The park is monitored by several cameras, and the Northlake police department surveys the area often, making it a safe place to work out at night. The city also has plans for a picnic area with running water.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Northlake city, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved February 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "G001 – Geographic Identifiers – 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007–2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Northlake city, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved February 12, 2013.
  7. ^ "Distribution Centers Archived 15 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine." Safeway Inc. 2. Retrieved May 13, 2010.
  8. ^ a b c d "Education." Northlake, Illinois. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "District Overview / District Boundaries & Maps" Check |url= value (help). http. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  10. ^ "About Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Archived April 12, 2017, at the Wayback Machine." Proviso Township High Schools District 209. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
  11. ^ Mandernach, Mark (January 15, 1995). "Home court advantage: Tom Dore has mastered the transition game". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  12. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1983-1974,' Biographical Sketch of Eugene D. Doyle, pg. 85
  13. ^ Doc Rock. "2008 July to December". The Dead Rock Stars Club. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  14. ^ "Richard Fegley". IMDb. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  15. ^ Miller, Sabrina L. (March 13, 2003). "Granato facing a tough runoff, Flores outpolled him in primary". Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  16. ^ a b Kass, John (October 30, 1986). "Ex-classmates Battle Over State House Seat". Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  17. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1991–1992,' Geofrey S. Obrzut, pg. 93
  18. ^ "Mark Venturini". IMDb. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  19. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1989–1990,' Biographical Sketch of Linda Williamson, pg. 89

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