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Shorewood
2013 aerial photograph of Shorewood
2013 aerial photograph of Shorewood
Location of Shorewood in Will County, Illinois.
Location of Shorewood in Will County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°31′6″N 88°12′54″W / 41.51833°N 88.21500°W / 41.51833; -88.21500Coordinates: 41°31′6″N 88°12′54″W / 41.51833°N 88.21500°W / 41.51833; -88.21500
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
TownshipTroy
Settled1830
IncorporatedNovember 27, 1957 (1957-11-27)
Government
 • Village PresidentClarence “CC” DeBold
Area
 • Total8.20 sq mi (21.23 km2)
 • Land8.09 sq mi (20.94 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Elevation
620 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total18,186
 • Density2,249.35/sq mi (868.49/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60404
Area codes815, 630
FIPS code17-69758
Wikimedia CommonsShorewood, Illinois
WebsiteVillage of Shorewood
[2][3][4]

Shorewood is a village in Troy Township, Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,686 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 15,615 as of 2010.[4]

Geography

Shorewood is located at 41°31′6″N 88°12′54″W / 41.51833°N 88.21500°W / 41.51833; -88.21500 (41.5181961, -88.2150390).[2] The village is approximately 39 miles (63 km) southwest of Chicago's Loop.

According to the 2010 census, Shorewood has a total area of 7.884 square miles (20.42 km2), of which 7.77 square miles (20.12 km2) (or 98.55%) is land and 0.114 square miles (0.30 km2) (or 1.45%) is water.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960358
19701,749388.5%
19804,714169.5%
19906,26432.9%
20007,68622.7%
201015,615103.2%
202018,18616.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 15,610 residents, with 2,146 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,008.9 people per square mile (762.9/km2). There were 2,647 housing units at an average density of 680.9 per square mile (262.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.71% White, 2.39% African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.98% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.44% of the population.

There were 2,565 households, out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.3% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 29.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $89,095. Males had a median income of $56,935 versus $42,336 for females. The per capita income for the village was $38,199. About 1.1% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over. Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 is $248,100

Culture

Shorewood has one library, Shorewood-Troy Public Library. Shorewood has a brewery, the Will County Brewing Company.

Notable people

References

Notes
  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: Village of Shorewood
  3. ^ Official website
  4. ^ a b c "Shorewood village, Illinois - Fact Sheet". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. 2000. Archived from the original on 15 February 2020. Retrieved 22 February 2010.
  5. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.