La Grange Park, Illinois
Village of La Grange Park, Illinois
La Grange Park and neighboring Brookfield
La Grange Park and neighboring Brookfield
Nickname(s): 
The LGP
Motto(s): 
"Village of Roses"[1]
Location of La Grange Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of La Grange Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
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
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyCook
Area
 • Total2.23 sq mi (5.78 km2)
 • Land2.23 sq mi (5.78 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total13,475
 • Density6,034.48/sq mi (2,330.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60526
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-40793
Websitewww.lagrangepark.org

La Grange Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 13,475.[3]

Geography

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).[4]

According to the 2010 census, La Grange Park has a total area of 2.23 square miles (5.78 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900730
19101,13154.9%
19201,68448.9%
19302,93974.5%
19403,40615.9%
19506,17681.3%
196013,793123.3%
197015,45912.1%
198013,359−13.6%
199012,861−3.7%
200013,2953.4%
201013,5792.1%
202013,475−0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2010[7] 2020[8]

2020 census

La Grange Park village, Illinois – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[7] Pop 2020[8] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 11,671 10,558 85.95% 78.35%
Black or African American alone (NH) 525 566 3.87% 4.20%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 12 13 0.09% 0.10%
Asian alone (NH) 258 316 1.90% 2.35%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 1 2 0.01% 0.01%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 14 31 0.10% 0.23%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 169 399 1.24% 2.86%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 929 1,590 6.84% 11.80%
Total 13,579 13,475 100.00% 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.

2000 Census

As of the census[9] 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%).[10]

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

La Grange Park is in Illinois' 5th congressional district.

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

Education

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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.[11]

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.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Village of La Grange Park, Illinois". Village of La Grange Park, Illinois. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  3. ^ "La Grange Park village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 15, 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 2015-08-04.
  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) – La Grange Park village, 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) – La Grange Park village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, La Grange Park, Illinois" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-10. Retrieved 2007-04-04. (39.0 KiB). U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-04-03.
  11. ^ "Five Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools will close". Chicago Catholic. 2020-01-22. Retrieved 2020-05-08. - Spanish version
  12. ^ "Kathleen Doyle". United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  13. ^ "Kathleen Doyle". USA Basketball. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  14. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1965-1977,' Biographical Sketch of Earl Eisenhower, pg. 219
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