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Flossmoor

  •   State: 
    Illinois
      County: 
    Cook County
      City: 
    Flossmoor
      County FIPS: 
    17031
      Coordinates: 
    41°32′30″N 87°41′6″W
      Area total: 
    3.66 sq mi (9.48 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.66 sq mi (9.48 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Established: 
    1924; Incorporated 1924
  •   Latitude: 
    41,5396
      Longitude: 
    -87,6867
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    60422
      GMAP: 

    Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
    9,704
      Population density: 
    2,650.64 residents per square mile of area (1,023.34/km²)
      Household income: 
    $99,567
      Households: 
    3,279
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.75%
      Income taxes: 
    3.00%

Flossmoor is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,704 at the 2020 census. The 1920 PGA Championship and the Western Open golf tournaments of 1906 and 1912 were held in town. The city was first recognized as an affluent community in the 1920s when it became known as a cultural and recreational mecca of elite country clubs and stately golf courses. As of the 2010s, Floss moor's population is predominantly African American. The majority of students in the area go on to attend public high school, which is a three-time recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award for excellence. It has an elected mayor, Michelle Nelson, as well as a professional village manager, Bridget Wachtel. It is located at 41°3230N 87°416W (41.541684, -87.684970) and has a station on the Metra Electric Main Line, which provides access to the Chicago Loop and the University of Chicago. According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, the village has a total area of 3.66 square miles (9.48 km²), all land. The village's age distribution consisted of 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 18% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the village was $107,271.

Geography

Flossmoor is the primary city name, but also Homewood are acceptable city names or spellings. Flossmoor is located at 41°3230N 87°416W (41.541684, -87.684970) It has a station on the Metra Electric Main Line, which provides access to the Chicago Loop and the University of Chicago. According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Floss moor has a total area of 3.66 square miles (9.48 km²), all land. It is located on the Chicago River, which runs through the center of the city. The city has a population of 3,816. It has an area of 9.48 kilometers (3.66 sq miles), or 3.6 square miles. The town is located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is in the northwestern part of the state of Illinois. The population of the town is 3,715. It also has a small section of the South Side, where it is located near the city's lakefront. The area is also known as the "South Side of Chicago" because of its proximity to the city center. It was once known as "The South Side of the City" and was the site of the Chicago World War II Memorial. The community is home to a number of landmarks, including the Chicago Opera House and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Chicago River runs through it, which was built in the early 1900s. The river also runs through what is now the city of Chicago's South Side. The village has a large portion of land that is undeveloped, and was once called "The River Valley".

History

Flossmoor was first recognized as an affluent community in the 1920s. The 1920 PGA Championship and the Western Open golf tournaments of 1906 and 1912 were held in town. By the 1970s, Floss moor had transitioned from a white Protestant community to the home of many Jewish Americans and Italian Americans. As of the 2010s, the city's population is predominantly African American. The city has gained recognition from area real estate and tourist concerns as the "status" suburb of south/southwest suburban Chicago. It is home to the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs and Chicago Blackhawks. The Chicago Cubs are the second-largest employer in the city, after Chicago Cubs owner Pat Doherty. The Cubs have won the World Series three times in a row, most recently in 2010. The Blackhawks have won three consecutive Super Bowls, including the 2008 and 2010 editions of the Super Bowl. The Bulls have won four straight Super Bowl titles, the most recent of which was the 2008/09 edition. The Bears have also won the Chicago World Series twice, in 2008 and 2009, and the 2010/11 edition of the 2012/13 season. The team has won three straight NBA titles. The Cardinals have won two NBA titles, in 2010 and 2012. The 2008/11 season was the first time the team had won three or more NBA titles in a single year. The last time they won two or more titles in one season was in the 1990s.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census, there were 9,704 people, 3,391 households, and 2,499 families residing in the village. The racial makeup of the village was 58.81% African American, 31.11% White, 0.22% Native American, 1.95% Asian, 0,09% Pacific Islander, and 6.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.76% of the population. The village's age distribution consisted of 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 18% from 25 to 44, and 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income was $107,271, and the median income for a family was $119,836. The per capita income for the village is $56,195. About 4.0%. of families and 10.0. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 3.2%. of those age 65 or over. The population density was 2,650.64 inhabitants per square mile (1,023.42/km²). There were 3,702 housing units at an average density of 1,011.20 per squaremile (390.43/ km²). The median age was 45.1 years. For every 100 females, there are 93.7 males.

Government

Flossmoor is in Illinois's 2nd congressional district. It has an elected mayor, Michelle Nelson, and elected village trustees. It also has a professional village manager, Bridget Wachtel. The village is located on Illinois' west coast. It is in the state's second congressional district, which includes parts of Cook and Sangamon counties. It's in Illinois' 2nd state district, where it's in the 2nd Senate district, and Illinois' 3rd state district.

Education

Children in grades K-8, attend schools under the jurisdiction of public school district 161. Homewood-Flossmoor High School (School District #233) is a three-time recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award for excellence. Infant Jesus of Prague School, a private, Roman Catholic K- 8 school operated by the InfantJesus of Prague Parish, is a two-time winner of the United States Department of education's blue Ribbon Award. The majority of students in the area then go on to attend the local public high school, HomewOOD- flossm Moor High School, which serves children in grades 68 and up. The high school is located in the town's historic district, which was built in the 1800s. The town is home to a number of historic buildings, including the St. Paul's Cathedral, which dates back to the 16th century. It is also the site of the first African-American church, which opened in the 18th Century. The city is also home to the National Shrine of the American Revolution, which is dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln, who died in office in 1863. It was the first American city to have a black president, and the first black president to be elected to the House of Representatives. It also has the nation's first black mayor, who was elected in 1974. The current mayor is the son of a former mayor, and his wife is a former member of the city's council.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois = 6.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 31. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Flossmoor = 3.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 9,704 individuals with a median age of 44.2 age the population dropped by -2.17% in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,650.64 residents per square mile of area (1,023.34/km²). There are average 2.77 people per household in the 3,279 households with an average household income of $99,567 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.46%. The number of physicians in Flossmoor per 100,000 population = 255.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Flossmoor = 36.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 28.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 190. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 13.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 47, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 91.13%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 42 years with median home cost = $191,470 and home appreciation of -17.35%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $16.10 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $6,388 per student. There are 13.1 students for each teacher in the school, 736 students for each Librarian and 210 students for each Counselor. 5.22% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 29.02% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 31.86% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Flossmoor's population in Cook County, Illinois of 1,305 residents in 1900 has increased 7,44-fold to 9,704 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.02% female residents and 47.98% male residents live in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois are married and the remaining 33.48% are single population.

  • 36.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Flossmoor require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    72.93% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.47% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 13.57% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.98% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois, 91.13% are owner-occupied homes, another 4.22% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.65% are vacant.

  • The 56.06% of the population in Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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