Addison, Illinois facts for kids
|Village of Addison|
The Addison water tower
Location in DuPage County and the state of Illinois.
|• Total||9.98 sq mi (25.8 km2)|
|• Land||9.77 sq mi (25.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2) 2.10%|
|• Density||3,701.6/sq mi (1,429.2/km2)|
|Up 12.03% from 1990|
|Standard of living|
|• Per capita income||$21,201 (median: $54,090)|
|• Home value||$189,036 (median: $173,200 (2000))|
|Area code(s)||630 and 331|
The Village of Addison lies on Salt Creek. The community itself was originally named Dunkley's Grove after the settler Hezekiah Dunklee, and was renamed after a town in England or Addison, New York.
The Addison Industrial District was the proposed location for the reconstruction of Comiskey Park in the late 1980s before this was voted down.
Adventureland amusement park was located in Addison (Lake and Medinah) during the 1960s and 1970s.
Rich Veenstra is the Mayor of Addison. Other elected officials include Village Trustees Sylvia Layne, Harry Theodore, Tom Hundley, Bill Lynch, Cathy Kluczny and Joe McDermott, and Village Clerk Lucille Zucchero.
The town of Triggiano, Italy is the sister city of Addison
Addison is located at (41.931573, -88.002221).
According to the 2010 census, Addison has a total area of 9.98 square miles (25.85 km2), of which 9.77 square miles (25.30 km2) (or 97.9%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 2.1%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 35,914 people, 11,649 households, and 9,097 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,807.6 people per square mile (1,470.5/km²). There were 11,805 housing units at an average density of 1,251.6 per square mile (483.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 75.39% White, 2.51% African American, 0.35% Native American, 7.94% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 11.39% from other races, and 2.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.40% of the population.
There were 11,649 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.46.
In the village, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $54,090, and the median income for a family was $59,007. Males had a median income of $39,718 versus $27,815 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,201. 9.6% of the population and 7.2% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.3% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
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