Maple Park, Illinois
Location of Maple Park in DeKalb County, Illinois
Location of Maple Park in DeKalb County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°54′31″N 88°36′53″W / 41.90861°N 88.61472°W / 41.90861; -88.61472
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountiesDeKalb, Kane
TownshipsCortland, Pierce, Virgil
Government
 • Village PresidentSuzanne Fahnestock[citation needed]
Area
 • Total2.16 sq mi (5.59 km2)
 • Land2.15 sq mi (5.58 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation876 ft (267 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,433
 • Density665.27/sq mi (256.87/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60151
Area codes815, 630
FIPS code17-46604
GNIS feature ID2399247[2]
Wikimedia CommonsMaple Park, Illinois
Websitevillageofmaplepark.org

Maple Park is a village in DeKalb and Kane counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 1,433 at the 2020 census,[3] up from 1,310 at the 2010 census.[4] Maple Park was formerly known as Lodi.

History

Maple Park was originally called "Lodi", after Lodi, Lombardy.[5] The present name comes from a nearby grove of sugar maple trees.[5] A post office called "Lodi" was established first in 1837, and the post office was renamed "Maple Park" in 1880.[6]

Geography

Maple Park has the majority of the population in Kane County, but with more area in DeKalb County. Illinois Route 38 runs through the southern side of the village, leading east 15 miles (24 km) to Geneva and west 8 miles (13 km) to DeKalb. It is 52 miles (84 km) west of downtown Chicago.

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Maple Park has a total area of 2.16 square miles (5.59 km2), of which 2.15 square miles (5.57 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.00 square miles (0.00 km2) (or 0.14%) is water.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
1880385
1890382−0.8%
19003912.4%
1910389−0.5%
1920384−1.3%
19303891.3%
19403982.3%
19504338.8%
196059236.7%
197066011.5%
1980637−3.5%
19906410.6%
200076519.3%
20101,31071.2%
20201,4339.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
Aquaviva Winery in Maple Park, Illinois with the Kaneland High School water tower in the background.

As of the 2020 census[3] there were 1,433 people, 530 households, and 404 families residing in the village. The population density was 664.35 inhabitants per square mile (256.51/km2). There were 547 housing units at an average density of 253.59 per square mile (97.91/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 89.46% White, 0.21% African American, 0.70% Asian, 2.37% from other races, and 7.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.96% of the population.

There were 530 households, out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.15% were married couples living together, 9.81% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.77% were non-families. 15.09% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.37 and the average family size was 3.02.

The village's age distribution consisted of 20.8% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $90,833, and the median income for a family was $105,714. Males had a median income of $53,092 versus $36,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $34,935. About 1.0% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.0% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 operates Kaneland High School.

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Maple Park, Illinois
  3. ^ a b "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved June 28, 2022.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Maple Park village, Illinois". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 12, 2019.[dead link]
  5. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 98.
  6. ^ "County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  7. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Census.gov. Retrieved June 29, 2022.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.