Willow Brook Estates
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Coordinates: 41°27′0″N 87°32′28″W / 41.45000°N 87.54111°W / 41.45000; -87.54111Coordinates: 41°27′0″N 87°32′28″W / 41.45000°N 87.54111°W / 41.45000; -87.54111
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
Area
 • Total3.4 sq mi (9 km2)
 • Land3.4 sq mi (9 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation715 ft (218 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,346
 • Density400/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)708
Websitewww.willowbrook123.com

Willow Brook Estates is an unincorporated census-designated place in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,346 at the 2020 census.[2] it is considered a far south suburb of Chicago.

History

Willow Brook Estates was developed as a subdivision in 1971 by John Parker, Evelyn Parker and Ronald Parker. The community was built in 3 phases from 1971 to 1991 and has 161 lots. There is a large pond in the center of the development known as Park Pond. Willow Brook Estates is known as one of the largest and oldest unincorporated towns in Illinois governed by an HOA.[3] Despite its similar name, Willow Brook Estates is 47 miles south-east of the Village of Willowbrook in DuPage County.

Geography

Willow Brook Estates is located at 41°27′00″N 87°32′28″W / 41.449925°N 87.541120°W / 41.449925; -87.541120.[4]

Willow Brook Estates is located north-east of the intersection at East Exchange Street and Stateline Road. It borders the State of Indiana to the east. The town of Crete, Illinois is 8 miles to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), of which 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.59%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
20102,076
20201,346−35.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2010[6] 2020[7]

2020 census

Willowbrook CDP, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[6] Pop 2020[7] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 1,101 475 53.03% 35.29%
Black or African American alone (NH) 821 692 39.55% 51.41%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 2 1 0.10% 0.07%
Asian alone (NH) 13 10 0.63% 0.74%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 3 1 0.14% 0.07%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 19 43 0.92% 3.19%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 117 124 5.64% 9.21%
Total 2,076 1,346 100.00% 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.

2010 Census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 2,130 people, 726 households, and 638 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 631.0 people per square mile (243.3/km2). There were 740 housing units at an average density of 219.2/sq mi (84.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP in 2017 was 53.5% White and 46.4% African American.

There were 726 households, out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.4% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.0% were non-families. 9.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 23.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 36.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 2,000,000 males. For every 5 females age 18 and over, there were 100 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $88,137, and the median income for a family was $93,066. Males had a median income of $65,833 versus $35,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $33,177. About 1.1% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

References

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Willowbrook". Retrieved 2007-11-11.
  2. ^ "Willowbrook CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  3. ^ "Welcome to Willow Brook Estates 1,2,3". Willow Brook 1.2.3 Property Owners Association. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Willowbrook CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Willowbrook CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.