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Norwood Park township, IL map Land area: 3.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 26,176 (all urban)
Males: 12,285  (46.9%)
Females: 13,891  (53.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 25,736 (21,621 owner occupied, 4,115 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%


Races in Norwood Park township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 91.5%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 44.2
Median age of females: 45.9

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Average household size: 2.53

Norwood Park township:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.10

Estimated median household income in 2009: $57,776 ($50,500 in 1999)
This township:

$57,776
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $897 (lower quartile is $844, upper quartile is $1,031)
Here:

$897
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $348,743 (it was $205,700 in 2000)
Norwood Park township:

$348,743
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $274,375 - $426,042

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $365,304
Here:

$365,304
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $302,164
Here:

$302,164
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $419,849
Here:

$419,849
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $570,923
Here:

$570,923
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,158
Here:

$277,158
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $100,535
Here:

$100,535
State:

$35,670

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $57,229
Here:

$57,229
State:

$62,382
Population density: 7126 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Norridge, Harwood Heights.


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Number of foreign born residents: 7,807 (60% naturalized citizens)

Norwood Park township:  29.8%
State:  12.3%

71% of Norwood Park township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16418
  • Northeast: 298
  • Midwest: 953
  • South: 342
  • West: 157

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $174,000

Norwood Park township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

425 people in nursing homes
15 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,550
  • One, attached: 238
  • Two: 268
  • 3 or 4: 381
  • 5 to 9: 727
  • 10 to 19: 357
  • 20 to 49: 247
  • 50 or more: 622
  • Mobile homes: 14
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $102,500


Housing units in Norwood Park township with a mortgage: 3,659 (286 second mortgage, 555 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,628

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 152
  • 1995 to 1998: 179
  • 1990 to 1994: 189
  • 1980 to 1989: 295
  • 1970 to 1979: 933
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,901
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,698
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,072
  • 1939 or earlier: 990

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Norwood Park township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 169
  • 4 rooms: 738
  • 5 rooms: 3,049
  • 6 rooms: 2,124
  • 7 rooms: 1,119
  • 8 rooms: 501
  • 9 or more rooms: 424

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Norwood Park township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 157
  • 2 rooms: 133
  • 3 rooms: 709
  • 4 rooms: 602
  • 5 rooms: 268
  • 6 rooms: 133
  • 7 rooms: 21
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 11

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Norwood Park township:

  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 171
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,795
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,033
  • 4 bedrooms: 920
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 205

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Norwood Park township:

  • no bedroom: 172
  • 1 bedroom: 888
  • 2 bedrooms: 685
  • 3 bedrooms: 270
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Norwood Park township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 702
  • 1 vehicle: 2,891
  • 2 vehicles: 3,233
  • 3 vehicles: 986
  • 4 vehicles: 231
  • 5 or more vehicles: 99

Cars and other vehicles available in Norwood Park township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 433
  • 1 vehicle: 1,019
  • 2 vehicles: 502
  • 3 vehicles: 61
  • 4 vehicles: 25
  • 5 or more vehicles: 8

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Norwood Park township:

  • Polish (32.4%)
  • Italian (20.6%)
  • German (10.6%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • Greek (4.2%)
  • United States or American (1.9%)
  • English (1.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Poland (49%)
  • Italy (17%)
  • Greece (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Yugoslavia (3%)
  • Mexico (2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,024 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,250 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 339 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 386 (3%)
  • Railroad: 81 (1%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 251 (2%)
  • Other means: 64 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 262 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

425 people in nursing homes
15 people in religious group quarters

59.8% of residents of Norwood Park township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
34.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,729
  • In family households: 22,355 (5,792 male householders, 1,383 female householders)
    6,043 spouses, 7,628 children (7,401 natural, 145 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 303 grandchildren, 317 brothers or sisters, 338 parents, 350 other relatives, 201 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,374 (1,145 male householders (952 living alone)), 1,882 female householders (1,798 living alone)), 347 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 444 (438 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,116 2-persons, 1,534 3-persons, 1,489 4-persons, 682 5-persons, 283 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,750 1-person, 224 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

4,158 married couples with children.
606 single-parent households (112 men, 494 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 524
Here:

23.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

12.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 425
Here:

34.1%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Norwood Park township:

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