Calumet Park, Illinois
Village
Obama Drive street sign
Obama Drive street sign
Motto(s): 
"The Place to be"
Location of Calumet Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Calumet Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 87°39′29″W / 41.66556°N 87.65806°W / 41.66556; -87.65806Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 87°39′29″W / 41.66556°N 87.65806°W / 41.66556; -87.65806
Country United States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
TownshipCalumet
Incorporated1912
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • Mayor[1]Ronald Denson
Area
 • Total1.15 sq mi (2.99 km2)
 • Land1.12 sq mi (2.89 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)  3.48%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total7,025
 • Density6,289.17/sq mi (2,427.87/km2)
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income$24,204
 • Median home value$141,900
ZIP code(s)
60643, 60827
Area code(s)708
Geocode17-10513
FIPS code17-10513
Websitecalumetparkvillage.org

Calumet Park (formerly DeYoung) is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 7,025 at the 2020 census.[3]

On May 13, 2010, Mayor Joseph DuPar and the Village Board approved renaming 127th Street as Obama Drive, in honor of the 44th President of the United States. On August 21, 2010, State Senator Emil Jones III read a proclamation of the Illinois Senate in honor of the dedication on the same date. This road became the first Obama Drive in the country and the first road named after President Barack Obama in his home state of Illinois.

Geography

Calumet Park is located at 41°39′56″N 87°39′29″W / 41.66556°N 87.65806°W / 41.66556; -87.65806 (41.665602, -87.658139).[4]

According to the 2010 census, Calumet Park has a total area of 1.146 square miles (2.97 km2), of which 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2) (or 96.86%) is land and 0.036 square miles (0.09 km2) (or 3.14%) is water.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
19201,237
19301,42915.5%
19401,59311.5%
19502,50056.9%
19608,448237.9%
197010,06919.2%
19808,788−12.7%
19908,418−4.2%
20008,5161.2%
20107,835−8.0%
20207,025−10.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2010[7] 2020[8]

2020 census

Calumet Park, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[7] Pop 2020[8] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 322 186 4.11% 2.65%
Black or African American alone (NH) 6,893 6,230 87.98% 88.68%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 6 9 0.08% 0.13%
Asian alone (NH) 24 5 0.31% 0.07%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 2 0 0.03% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 6 37 0.08% 0.53%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 46 105 0.59% 1.49%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 536 453 6.84% 6.45%
Total 7,835 7,025 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

As of the 2000 census,[9] there were 8,516 people, 2,991 households, and 2,150 families residing in the village. The population density was 7,695.4 people per square mile (2,962.2/km2). There were 3,173 housing units at an average density of 2,867.2 per square mile (1,103.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 12.14% White, 82.88% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.08% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.74% of the population, including 7.0% of Mexican descent.

There were 2,991 households, out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% were married couples living together, 26.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.8% Of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.37.

The village's population was distributed with 29.3% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $45,357, and the median income for a family was $49,958. Males had a median income of $38,806 versus $31,318 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,283. About 10.2% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Calumet Park is divided between two congressional districts. The area east of Interstate 57 and south of 123rd Street is in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District; the rest of the village is part of the 1st Congressional District.

References

  1. ^ "Biographical Information". Archived from the original on 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2012-10-15.
  2. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  3. ^ "Calumet Park village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  6. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Calumet Park, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Calumet Park, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.