Bremen Township
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°36′15″N 87°44′02″W / 41.60417°N 87.73389°W / 41.60417; -87.73389Coordinates: 41°36′15″N 87°44′02″W / 41.60417°N 87.73389°W / 41.60417; -87.73389
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Area
 • Total37.8 sq mi (98.0 km2)
 • Land37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.30%
Elevation
640 ft (195 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
109,672
 • Density2,919/sq mi (1,127.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60406, 60426, 60428, 60429, 60430, 60445, 60452, 60462, 60463, 60469, 60472, 60477, 60478
FIPS code17-031-07939
Websitebrementownship.net

Bremen Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 110,118.[2] It was organized in 1850 and is located southwest of Chicago in southern Cook County. An administrative office for Bremen Township is located at 16361 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham, Illinois.

This south suburban Cook County township includes the communities of:

As well as parts of:

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Bremen Township covers an area of 37.8 square miles (98.0 km2); of this, 37.7 square miles (97.7 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 0.30 percent, is water.[2]

Bremen Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the west, 135th Street on the north, Western Avenue on the east and 183rd Street on the south.

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains six cemeteries: Bachelor Grove, County, Lewis Memorial Park, Saint Gabriel Catholic, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran and Zion Lutheran.

Major highways

Lakes

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)109,672[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

At the time of the 2010 census, with a population of 110,575 residents, Bremen Township was:

Education

The public high school district for most of Bremen Township is Bremen Community High School District 228 which includes Oak Forest High School, Bremen High School, Tinley Park High School, and Hillcrest High School.

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bremen township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bloom township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 20, 2013.