Franklin Park, IL

Franklin Park, Illinois
Location within Chicagoland.The Chicagoland tristate area.
IncorporatedVillage in 1892.
County, StateCook County, Illinois
TownshipLeydon Township
PresidentDaniel B. Pritchett
Population (2000)19,434 (up 5.13% from 1990)
Pop. density1,610.2/km2 (4,172.1/mi2)
Zip code(s)60131
Area code847 & 224
Land Area12.1 km2 (4.7 mi2)
Lat. / long.41°56.2"N 87°52.24"W
IncomePer capita:   $17,550
Household: $46,688
Home valueMean:    $148,205
Median: $144,400
Demographics (Full data)

Franklin Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 19,434.


Franklin Park is located at 41°56'2" North, 87°52'24" West (41.933780, -87.873462).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 12.1 km2 (4.7 mi2). 12.1 km2 (4.7 mi2) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 19,434 people, 6,484 households, and 4,765 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,610.2/km2 (4,172.1/mi2). There were 6,641 housing units at an average density of 550.2/km2 (1,425.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the village was 79.25% White, 0.76% African American, 0.29% Native American, 2.48% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 14.61% from other races, and 2.57% from two or more races. 38.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.52.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,688, and the median income for a family was $54,433. Males had a median income of $35,769 versus $27,435 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,550. 7.1% of the population and 5.2% of families were below the poverty line. 9.2% of those under the age of 18 and 6.5% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.