Rich Township
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°30′45″N 87°43′56″W / 41.51250°N 87.73222°W / 41.51250; -87.73222Coordinates: 41°30′45″N 87°43′56″W / 41.51250°N 87.73222°W / 41.51250; -87.73222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Area
 • Total36.59 sq mi (94.78 km2)
 • Land36.36 sq mi (94.17 km2)
 • Water0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)  0.64%
Elevation
709 ft (216 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
76,470
 • Density2,110/sq mi (814.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60422, 60423, 60429, 60430, 60443, 60461, 60466, 60471, 60477, 60478
FIPS code17-031-63498
Websitewww.richtownship.org

Rich Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 76,727.[2]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Rich Township covers an area of 36.59 square miles (94.8 km2); of this, 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2) (99.36 percent) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (0.64 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Coopers Grove, Elliott Family, Lutheran, New German Evangelical Zion, Saint Anne, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran, Saint Pauls Evangelical Reform and Zion Evangelical Lutheran.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)76,470[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts

Education

This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (May 2016)

Rich Township High School District 227 serves high school students.

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Rich township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.