- Stickney, Illinois
muni-name = Stickney
muni = Village
date = 1913
state = Illinois
county = Cook
township = Stickney
gov = Trustee-village
head_label = President
gov_head = Donald Tabor
pop = 6,148
density-km = 1,229.9
density-mi = 3,189.5
status = up
percent = 8.30
prevyear = 1990
white = 90.78
black = 0.42
hispanic = 21.52
asian = 1.09
islander = 0.00
native = 0.23
other = 6.31
zips = 60402
acode = 708
area-km = 5.1
area-mi = 2.0
pci = 19,109
geocode = 72676
mhi = 42,772
mnhv = 135,900
mhv = 136,865 (2000)
website = www.villageofstickney.com
Stickney is a village in Cook County,
Illinois, United States. The population was 6,148 at the 2000 census.
The largest wastewater treatment plant in the world, the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (Stickney WRP), is located within the village. Fact|date=September 2008 This facility is operated by the
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.
Stickney is located at coor dms|41|49|1|N|87|47|12|W|city (41.816982, -87.786755)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²), of which, 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.53%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,148 people, 2,253 households, and 1,516 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 3,189.5 people per square mile (1,229.9/km²). There were 2,334 housing units at an average density of 1,210.8/sq mi (466.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 90.78% White, 0.42% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 6.31% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanicor Latinoof any race were 21.52% of the population, including 18.7% of Mexican descent.
The top five non-Hispanic ancentries reported in Stickney as of the 2000 census were Polish (19.5%), Czech (16.2%), German (14.0%), Italian (9.2%) and Irish (8.9%). [PDFlink| [http://censtats.census.gov/data/IL/1601772676.pdf Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Stickney, Illinois] |38.8 KiB . U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed
There were 2,253 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the village the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $42,772, and the median income for a family was $52,614. Males had a median income of $30,684 versus $29,444 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $19,109. About 2.4% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over.
Stickney is in
Illinois' 3rd congressional district.
Stickney has two public elementary schools, Home School and Edison School, part of
Lyons Elementary School District 103, both serving grades K-5. Students then attend George Washington Middle School in Lyons for grades 6-8 then Morton West High School in Berwyn which is part of J. Sterling Morton High School District 201.
The village had previously hosted Haley School which was closed in 1980 and later demolished with its land converted to parkland, and MacArthur School which was closed when Haley School was opened and later demolished. St Pius X Church had an elementary school which was closed in the 1990s.
* [http://www.villageofstickney.com/ Village of Stickney]
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