Saturday, June 21, 2008
This blog is about events in Lindenhurst, Illinois. By way of a quick introduction, here is the little bit that Wikipedia has to say about Lindenhurst
Lindenhurst is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 12,539 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 14,403 as of 2005. Lindenhurst lies within Lake Villa Township.
Lindenhurst is located at 42°25′9″N, 88°1′34″W (42.419270, -88.026189).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.6 km²), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (8.82%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,539 people, 4,235 households, and 3,472 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,369.5 people per square mile (1,301.4/km²). There were 4,355 housing units at an average density of 1,170.3/sq mi (452.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.83% White, 1.47% African American, 0.15% Native American, 3.01% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.32% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.05% of the population.
There were 4,235 households out of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% 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 3.27.
In the village the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 37.3% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $74,841, and the median income for a family was $78,271. Males had a median income of $54,167 versus $33,935 for females. The per capita income for the village was $27,534. About 1.1% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.