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|Village of Stickney, Illinois|
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Location of Stickney in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
|• Total||1.96 sq mi (5.08 km2)|
|• Land||1.92 sq mi (4.98 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2) 2.04%|
|• Density||3,695.43/sq mi (1,426.59/km2)|
|Up 10.38% from 2000|
|Standard of living (2007-11)|
|• Per capita income||$21,972|
|• Median home value||$204,000|
Stickney is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The village is named for Alpheus Beede Stickney, a railroad executive who played a central role in establishing the Clearing Industrial District. Per the 2020 census, the population was 7,110.
The largest wastewater treatment plant in the world, the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (Stickney WRP), is located within the village. This facility is operated by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.
Stickney is located at 41°49′1″N 87°47′12″W / 41.81694°N 87.78667°W (41.816982, -87.786755).
According to the 2010 census, Stickney has a total area of 1.966 square miles (5.09 km2), of which 1.93 square miles (5.00 km2) (or 98.17%) is land and 0.036 square miles (0.09 km2) (or 1.83%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||3,034||2,111||44.71%||29.69%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||138||168||2.03%||2.36%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||3||11||0.04%||0.15%|
|Asian alone (NH)||98||91||1.44%||1.28%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||4||1||0.06%||0.01%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||4||38||0.06%||0.53%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||53||122||0.78%||1.72%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||3,452||4,568||50.87%||64.25%|
Note: 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 any race.
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.
Residents are zoned Morton West High School in Berwyn for grades 9-12 as all residents are west of Ridgeland Avenue.
The village had previously hosted Haley School which was built in 1923 and demolished in 1987; its land later being converted into Haley Park in 1989, and MacArthur School (41st and Cuyler) which was closed and later demolished. St Pius X Church had an elementary school which was closed in the 90s.