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Overview

Introduction to Broadview, Illinois

Broadview, Illinois, in Cook county, is 3 miles W of Berwyn, Illinois and 10 miles W of Chicago, Illinois.

Broadview History

Broadview was officially incorporated on December 6, 1914. Broadview was named at the suggestion of President Jacob Mueller’s daughter, Elizabeth Cote.

Broadview and nearby Attractions

  • Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
  • Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
  • Millenium Park
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Lincoln Park Alfred Caldwell Lilly Pool
  • Kiddieland

Things To Do In Broadview

The Morton Grove Historical Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Charles Gates Dawes House and the Chicago Portage National Historic Site are some of the local colleges and universities. Millenium Park is a very important center for art, architecture and design, and it houses the work of famous artists, designers and architects. The Brookfield Zoo is nearby as well.

Broadview Transportation

Flights are available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Broadview Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include Triton College, Elmhurst College, Morton College and the Devry Institute of Technology.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,915
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+3,627
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married33.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.9%
Median Earnings25+$39,518
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,857
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,589
% Above Poverty Level85.8%
% Below Poverty Level14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation9.2%

Housing

People Living Alone40.6%
Median Gross Rent$908
Median House Value$136,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)71.7%
Polish4.3%
Irish3.4%
German3.2%
Italian3%
English1.6%
West Indian1.1%
African0.9%
Jamaican0.9%
Czech0.8%
Lithuanian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Slovene0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Norwegian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Broadview Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60155, 60153
Phone Area Codes708, 630
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.85
Approximate Longitude-87.85

Broadview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHICAGO OHARE INTL AP
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationCHICAGO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellwood19,146$58,823
Forest Park14,137$70,021
La Grange Park13,596$108,803
Maywood24,029$53,816
North Riverside6,983$76,153

Broadview Public Libraries

Broadview Public Library District
2226 SOUTH 16TH AVENUE
Broadview, Illinois
(708) 345-1325

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Broadview Public Schools

Lindop Elem School
2400 S 18th Ave
ZIP: 60155
(708) 345-3110
Primary
Total Enrollment 441
Roosevelt Elem School
1927 S 15th Ave
ZIP: 60155
(708) 450-2047
Primary
Total Enrollment 374
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