Cicero, Illinois

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Cicero, Illinois
The last vestige of the Hawthorne Works, which at its peak in the early 20th century employed over 40,000 workers
The last vestige of the Hawthorne Works, which at its peak in the early 20th century employed over 40,000 workers
Location of Cicero in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Cicero in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°50′40″N 87°45′33″W / 41.84444°N 87.75917°W / 41.84444; -87.75917Coordinates: 41°50′40″N 87°45′33″W / 41.84444°N 87.75917°W / 41.84444; -87.75917[1]
Country United States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
TownshipCicero
IncorporatedFebruary 28, 1867 (1867-02-28)
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • PresidentLarry Dominick
Area
 • Total5.87 sq mi (15.19 km2)
 • Land5.87 sq mi (15.19 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation607 ft (185 m)
Population
 • Total83,895
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
81,597
 • Density14,150.38/sq mi (5,463.34/km2)
 Up 0.3% from 2010
Standard of living (2011)
 • Per capita income$14,539
 • Median home value$157,500
ZIP code(s)
60804
Area code(s)708
Geocode17-14351
FIPS code17-14351
Websitewww.thetownofcicero.com
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Cicero (originally known as Hawthorne) is a suburb of Chicago and an incorporated town in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 83,895 at the 2010 census.

The town of Cicero is named after Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman statesman.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Town of Cicero". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  3. "Cicero (town), Illinois". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  5. Illinois Regional Archives Depository System. "Name Index to Illinois Local Governments". Illinois State Archives. Illinois Secretary of State. Retrieved May 2, 2013.