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Hanover Park, Illinois
Counties: Cook, DuPage
Township: Hanover
President: Rodney Craig
ZIP code(s): 60133
Area code(s): 630 and 331
Population (2000): 38,278
Density: 5,634.4/mi² (2,176.6/km²)
Area: 6.8 mi² (17.6 km²)
Per capita income: $19,960
(median: $61,358)
Home value: $140,958 (2000)
(median: $139,900)
Website: hanoverparkillinois.org
Demographics[1]
White Black Hispanic Asian
68.13% 6.13% 26.73% 11.95%
Islander Native Other
0.02% 0.28% 10.36%

Hanover Park is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 38,278 at the 2000 census. Ontarioville is an area neighborhood within the village.

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Geography

Hanover Park is located at 41°58′44″N 88°8′46″W / 41.97889°N 88.14611°W / 41.97889; -88.14611 (41.978827, -88.146109)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 38,278 people, 11,105 households, and 9,106 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,634.4 people per square mile (2,176.6/km²). There were 11,343 housing units at an average density of 1,669.6/sq mi (645.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 68.13% White, 6.13% African American, 0.28% Native American, 11.95% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.36% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.73% of the population.

There were 11,105 households out of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.44 and the average family size was 3.75.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $61,358, and the median income for a family was $63,990. Males had a median income of $40,109 versus $29,343 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,960. About 4.7% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The town is served by several school districts. One is Elgin Area School District U46, a Unit School District. It serves an area of some 90 square miles (230 km2) in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. Almost 40,000 children of school age are in its area. U-46 is the second largest in Illinois behind Chicago Public Schools. Other school districts serving Hanover Park include Community Consolidated School District 93, Township High School District 211, Glenbard Township High School District 87, and Keeneyville School District 20.

Transportation

Hanover Park has a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West Line, which provides daily rail service between Elgin, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois (at Union Station).

Parks and Libraries

The Hanover Park Park District is a general park district established by the voters of Hanover Park, Illinois in 1964. The park district is responsible for the maintenance, operation and administration of parks and park facilities and is governed by five commissioners elected at large for overlapping, four-year terms.

The Hanover Park Park District maintains 21 park sites encompassing 128 acres (0.52 km2).

References

  1. ^ "Census 2000: Detailed 60-Page Demographic Profiles for All Counties, Townships, & Municipalities in Northeastern Illinois". Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. http://www.nipc.org/forecasting/SF3_Profile_Place/. Retrieved 2008-08-01.  
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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