- Morgan Park, Chicago
Morgan Park — Community area — Community Area 75 - Morgan Park Coordinates: Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook City Chicago Neighborhoods Area - Total 3.2 sq mi (8.26 km2) Population (2000) - Total 25,226 - Density 7,909.8/sq mi (3,054/km2) population down 5.66% from 1990 Demographics - White 29.8% - Black 66.7% - Hispanic 2.11% - Asian 0.33% - Other 1.13% Time zone CST (UTC-6) - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5) ZIP Codes parts of 60643 and 60655 Median income $53,133 Source: U.S. Census, Record Information Services
Morgan Park is neighborhood located south of Beverly (properly Beverly Hills), with an invisible borderline drawn at 108th street, though both neighborhoods share the same ZIP code. Additionally, Morgan Park is home to significant institutions and venues, including the Beverly Arts Center, the historic 111th Street train station on the Rock Island District, Morgan Park Academy, and a substantial number of large upscale homes on large wooded lots. Morgan Park is home to Morgan Park High School and also one of the Chicago Public School's oldest school buildings (Esmond Elementary School) being built in the 1890s, the early 1900s and the 1970s.
Government and infrastructure
Morgan Park is known as part of the South Side Irish community, and is mostly Irish. In addition to mostly working class families, there is a large amount of Chicago Police Men living in Morgan Park
- Official City of Chicago Morgan Park Community Map
- http://www.southwestobserver.com is the neighborhood web site for Mount Greenwood, Beverly and Morgan Park.
- Ridge Historical Society
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