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Overview

Introduction to Sauk Village, Illinois

Sauk Village, Illinois, in Cook county, is 7 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana. The village is conveniently located inside the Chicago metropolitan area.

Sauk Village History

With various construction projects taking place in the mid 20th century, this area developed quickly. Sauk Village was incorporated on March 12, 1957 and consisted of 55 homes in what is now known as the Garden Section, located near I-394. All houses located in this area at that time were built by the AMBO I Construction firm, which moved into the area in 1956. Thomas Nichols became the first Mayor of Sauk Village in 1957.

Sauk Village and nearby Attractions

  • Sauk Village Village Hall
  • Sauk Plaza Shopping Center
  • Ford Heights Public Library
  • Saint Mark's Lutheran Church
  • Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve
  • Saint James Catholic Cemetery
  • Balmoral Race Track

Things To Do In Sauk Village

Sauk Plaza Shopping Center is popular among shoppers, while Sauk Village Baptist Church, Saint Mark's Lutheran Church and the First Baptist Church fascinate travelers with their magnificent architecture.

Sauk Village Transportation

Gary/Chicago Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Sauk Village Higher Education

Prairie State College, South Suburban College and Governors State University provide higher education to the people of Sauk Village.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sauk Village Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60411
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.488
Longitude -87.567

Sauk Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PARK FOREST
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station OGDEN DUNES
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sauk Village, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Otto Mall (60411)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chicago Heights 30,428 $50,711
Ford Heights 2,780 $30,117
Glenwood 8,923 $61,599

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sauk Village Public Libraries

Library
Nancy L. Mcconathy Pld
7 SURREYBROOK PLAZA
Sauk Village, Illinois
(708) 757-4771
Library Web Site

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