Bellwood, Illinois

Chicagoland municipality
muni-name = Bellwood
state = Illinois
muni = Village
date = 1900
county = Cook
township = Proviso
gov = Council-manager
head_label = Mayor
gov_head = Frank A. Pasquale
pop = 20,535
density-km = 1,079.6
density-mi = 2,801.4
status = up
percent = 1.45
prevyear = 1990
white = 6.75
black = 87.73
hispanic = 10.94
asian = 0.96
islander = 0.02
native = 0.24
other = 3.79
zips = 60104
acode = 708
area-km = 6.4
area-mi = 2.4
coords = coor dms|41|52|59|N|87|52|35|W|city
pci = 19,420
geocode = 04975
mhi = 53,140
mnhv = 116,600
mhv = 119,100 (2000)
website = www.villageofbellwood.com

Bellwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 20,535 at the 2000 census.

There is a railroad station with commuter service to Chicago.

Geography

Bellwood is located at coor dms|41|52|59|N|87|52|35|W|city (41.882924, -87.876428)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 20,535 people, 6,440 households, and 5,100 families residing in the village. The population density was 8,608.0 people per square mile (3,317.4/km²). There were 6,683 housing units at an average density of 2,801.4/sq mi (1,079.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 11.75% White, 81.73% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.79% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.94% of the population.

There were 6,440 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 25.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $52,856, and the median income for a family was $57,037. Males had a median income of $38,015 versus $30,428 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,420. About 5.9% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

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