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Lincolnwood

Village of Lincolnwood

  •   State: 
    Illinois
      County: 
    Cook County
      City: 
    Lincolnwood
      County FIPS: 
    17031
      Coordinates: 
    42°0′19″N 87°44′3″W
      Area total: 
    2.69 sq mi (6.97 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.69 sq mi (6.97 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Established: 
    1922; Incorporated 1922
  •   Latitude: 
    42,0067
      Longitude: 
    -87,7343
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    60712
      GMAP: 

    Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
    13,463
      Population density: 
    5,001.11 residents per square mile of area (1,931.19/km²)
      Household income: 
    $80,801
      Households: 
    4,388
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.75%
      Income taxes: 
    3.00%

Lincolnwood (formerly Tessville) is a village in Niles Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 13,463. Lincolnwood shares its southern, southeastern, and southwestern boundary with Chicago; its western boundary with Niles; northern and northwestern boundary with Skokie; and its eastern border with Evanston. It is located at 42°019N 87°443W (42.005331, -87.734283). According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Lincolnwood has a total area of 2.69 square miles (6.97 km²), all land. The North Shore Channel lies on the village's eastern border. It was established as Tessville in 1911 and has a village form of government with a president (referred to as the Mayor) and six trustees elected at-large. The Lincolnwood Economic Development Commission has been established to ensure the continued enhancement of the local economy and improved tax base. The most notable is "The Towers", located west of the Edens Expressway. Another neighborhood is called the Terraces. The village's age distribution consisted of 22.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.3%. The median age was 46.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.8 males. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

Geography

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Lincolnwood has a total area of 2.69 square miles (6.97 km²), all land. Lincolnwood shares its southern, southeastern, and southwestern boundary with Chicago; its western boundary with Niles; northern and northwestern boundary with Skokie; and its eastern border with Evanston. Although Lincolnwood is small, it is sectioned off into neighborhoods. The most notable is "The Towers", located west of the Edens Expressway. Another neighborhood is called the Terraces. The North Shore Channel lies on Lincolnwood's eastern border. It is located at 42°019N 87°443W (42.005331, -87.734283). It has a population of 1,788. It has an area of 42.2 square miles, or 2.3 square kilometers. The city is located on the Chicago River, which runs through the center of Lincolnwood. It also has a lake, the North Shore channel, and a lakefront park. The area is also known as the Lincolnwood Golf Club, which was established in the 1950s. It was named after the Lincoln Park Golf Club in Chicago, which is located in the city's South Side. The golf club was founded in the 1960s and is still in operation today. The town is home to a number of golf courses, many of which are still open to the public. There is also a public library, which opened in the 1970s and has been expanded in the 1990s.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census there were 13,463 people, 4,405 households, and 3,285 families residing in the village. There were 4,655 housing units at an average density of 1,729.20 per square mile (667.65/km²) The racial makeup of the village was 58.30% White, 31.09% Asian, 1.94% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.59% from other races, and 5.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.38% of the population. The village's age distribution consisted of 22.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.3%. The median age was 46.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.8 males. The median income for a household in theVillage was $90,422, and the median income. for a family was $99,401. The per capita income for the Village was $44,380. About 5.1% of families and 5,4% of those age 18 and over were below the poverty line. 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 anyrace.

Government

Lincolnwood was established as Tessville in 1911 and has a village form of government with a president (referred to as the Mayor) and six trustees elected at-large. A village manager professionally oversees day-to-day municipal operations. In politics, Lincolnwood leans Democratic. In 2012 59.4% of voters voted for Barack Obama, while 41.1% voted for Mitt Romney. In the 2016 presidential election 64.5% of Voters voted for Hillary Clinton, while 35.5 per cent voted for Donald Trump. In April 2019, Assyrian American activist Atour Sargon was elected as a village trustee. She became the first ethnic Assyrian in the village's history to be elected to the board of trustees. The Lincolnwood Economic Development Commission has been established to ensure the continued enhancement of the local economy and improved tax base. The commission was created in 1995 by Mayor Henry Proesel. The first woman mayor, Madeline Grant, succeeded Chulay, and in 1995 created a nine-member Economic Development Council. The Commission was established in 2000 by Mayor Peter Moy. In 2005, Jerry Turry was elected mayor. Before serving as mayor, Turry served as village trustee from 1995 to 2005. The current mayor, Barry Bass, was elected in April 2017, after serving as a trustee since 2015. He was the first Asian American to serve any municipality in Illinois as its president. The next mayor will be Jesal Patel, who has served as Trustee since 2007.

Public safety

Lincolnwood has a police station staffed by 34 personnel. The Lincolnwood Fire Department is housed in a facility operated by 28 full-timers. The village's fire protection was provided through the City of Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s. The fire department was established through private contract in 1990. It is currently staffed by 28 people, including a full-time fire chief and two part-time firefighters.

Public library

The Lincolnwood Public Library, established in 1978, is located in the center of the village at Pratt and Lincoln Avenues. Madeline Grant was the main driving force behind founding the library, and served as the first library president and later village president. The library is governed by a Board of Trustees that meets monthly to make decisions about the library's services, finances, policies, and other business. As of 2021, the Library Director is Josephine Tucci and the Deputy-Director is Chris Renkosiak.The library has a substantial Historical Collection that includes materials that address the Village of Lincolnwood's history from the time of Tessville until the COVID-19 pandemic. TheLibrary is also home to a Library of Things, where Lincolnwood residents can check out items not traditionally found in libraries, including bike repair kits, Dungeon & Dragons kits, Rokus, photography equipment, and more. The Library is open seven days a week and is open from 9am to 5pm. It is open to the public on weekdays and on the weekends. It has a free Wi-Fi connection and is available to the general public for the first time in the village since the opening of the library in 1978. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or click here for details. For support in the U.S., call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/.

Education

Lincolnwood is served by Lincolnwood School District 74. High school students attend Niles West High School in neighboring Skokie, part of District 219. Northwestern University in Evanston, Loyola University in Chicago, and North Park University are all within 10 miles (16 km) of the village. In September 2012, there was much controversy about the village board's consideration of approving a zoning law change to allow the establishment of a public gun range and store in Lincolnwood 1/2 mile from schools and parks. In March 2013, the gun shop decided to sue the village in response to its denial of their shooting range proposal. A primary concern of residents is that the gun store, one of "a small handful of gun stores, three from Cook County and one from Gary, Indiana, continue to be responsible for a disproportionate number of crime guns recovered from Chicago's streets," according to a report by the Illinois Department of Public Safety. The village is part of the Oakton Community College District, which has a campus minutes away inSkokie. Lincolnwood is home to Lincolnwood Elementary School, Lincolnwood Middle School, and Lincolnwood High School, all of which are named after the Lincoln family. The school district has three main facilities: Todd Hall for preschoolers to early grade school students, Rutledge Hall for elementary school students and Lincoln Hall for junior high and high school students. It also has a one-campus setting with three main buildings named after Lincoln family members.

Recreation

In the early 1970s, Lincolnwood's Boys Baseball program produced two Big League World Series champions, (1970 and 1973), runner-up in 1972, and a fourth-place finish in the Senior League World series. The village's Recreation Department operates several recreation programs: an outdoor pool complex, 9 tennis courts, 11 baseball diamonds, a community center, as well as 13 parks (34 acres in total). The village also has a golf course, a swimming pool, a tennis court, a baseball diamond, and several other sports fields. Lincolnwood is home to the Lincolnwood Golf Club, which has been in operation since the 1970s. It is also the home of Lincolnwood High School, which was founded in the early 1960s. The town has also been home to Lincolnwood Junior High, which opened in the late 1960s, and Lincolnwood Middle School. It was the first high school in Lincolnwood to open in 1969. It has been the site of several high school sports programs, including the Little League and Little League National Teams. It also has its own bowling alley, and has 13 parks, including a pool complex and 9 baseball diamonds. The community center is located in the center of the village, and was built in the 1960s as part of a development plan for the village. It opened in 1973, and is now home to a number of community centers, including one that opened in 1974. The recreation department also operates 13 parks and a tennis and baseball diamond.

Shopping and food

Lincolnwood is home to the Lincolnwood Town Center, an indoor mall containing over 100 shops. Neighborhood shopping is available in the village along Lincoln Avenue, Devon Avenue, and Touhy Avenue. Additional shopping is just a short drive away at the Westfield Old Orchard, Golf Mill Shopping Center and Village Crossing Center. A scene from Ocean's Twelve was filmed there; the room in which it was filmed was renamed the "Ocean's Twelve room" L. Woods is a popular dining destination in Lincolnwood and is located in the center of the town. It is located on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Devon Avenue in the heart of the village. The town is also home to many dining options, one of which is L.Woods, which is located near Lincoln Avenue. The village also has its own version of the New York City Marathon, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Staten Island Expressway, which are all within the city limits of Lincolnwood. The New Jersey State House of Representatives is also based in the town, and was built in the early 1900s. It was the site of the opening of New Jersey's first state legislature, which was called the State House until it was later renamed the Statehouse of the Republic in the 1950s and 1960s. The city also hosts a number of other tourist attractions, such as the Garden State Museum, which opened in the late 1960s and was later called the Garden state Museum. The Town Center is also the location of the Northumberland County Fair, which takes place in the fall.

Hospitals

Evanston Hospital (NorthShore University HealthSystem, affiliated with the University of Chicago Medical Center) has a facility in Lincolnwood. Other area hospitals that serve Lincolnwood are Skokie Hospital, formerly Rush North Shore inSkokie and Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. Resurrection Hospital and Evanston Hospital, a teaching hospital, are also minutes away.Saint Francis Hospital operates a health center inincolnwood. Its main hospital and medical center are about 2 12 miles and about 6 minutes east in Evanston. The hospital is located at the intersection of McCormick and Pratt. It is one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, with more than 1,000 beds. It was founded in the 1950s and is part of the North Shore University Health System. It has a number of other hospitals, including Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital, Skokies Hospital, and Resurrection Hospital. It also has a medical center in the Lincolnwood area, which is also part of NorthShore. The main hospital is in the Evanston area, but it is also in the Glenbrook area and in the West Chicago area. The Evanston hospital is a teaching and research hospital. It opened in the 1970s and now has more than 100 beds. Its medical center is located in the village of Evanston, about 2 miles from the main hospital. The village has a population of about 2,000. It's located on the Chicago River, which runs through the center of the village. The river is a major artery in the city.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois = 6.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 31. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Lincolnwood = 3.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 13,463 individuals with a median age of 46.3 age the population dropped by -1.93% in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5,001.11 residents per square mile of area (1,931.19/km²). There are average 2.75 people per household in the 4,388 households with an average household income of $80,801 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.46%. The number of physicians in Lincolnwood per 100,000 population = 255.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Lincolnwood = 32 inches and the annual snowfall = 23.5 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 124. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 190. 83 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 18.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 47, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 86.99%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 50 years with median home cost = $321,950 and home appreciation of -19.46%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $16.10 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $7,463 per student. There are 14.2 students for each teacher in the school. 2394.49% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 27.28% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 21.08% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Lincolnwood's population in Cook County, Illinois of 5,964 residents in 1900 has increased 2,26-fold to 13,463 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.41% female residents and 47.59% male residents live in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois are married and the remaining 34.31% are single population.

  • 30.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Lincolnwood require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    78.69% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.22% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 5.08% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.55% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois, 86.99% are owner-occupied homes, another 9.28% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.73% are vacant.

  • The 56.06% of the population in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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