Evergreen Park, IL

Evergreen Park, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland.The Chicagoland tristate area.
IncorporatedVillage in 1893.
County, StateCook County, Illinois
TownshipWorth Township
MayorJames J. Sexton
Population (2000)20,821 (down 0.25% from 1990)
Pop. density2,536.0/km2 (6,560.0/mi2)
Zip code(s)60805
Area code708
Land Area8.2 km2 (3.2 mi2)
Lat. / long.41°43.12"N 87°42.9"W
IncomePer capita:   $23,038
Household: $53,514
Home valueMean:    $141,005 (2000)
Median: $134,900
Demographics (Full data)

Evergreen Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 20,821.


Evergreen Park is located at 41°43'12" North, 87°42'9" West (41.719933, -87.702499).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.2 km2 (3.2 mi2). 8.2 km2 (3.2 mi2) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 20,821 people, 7,471 households, and 5,304 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,536.0/km2 (6,560.0/mi2). There were 7,617 housing units at an average density of 927.7/km2 (2,399.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the village was 88.31% White, 7.90% African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.24% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 3.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,471 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $53,514, and the median income for a family was $64,766. Males had a median income of $46,691 versus $31,552 for females. The per capita income for the village was $23,038. 4.2% of the population and 2.4% of families were below the poverty line. 3.4% of those under the age of 18 and 4.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.