About Broadview

About Broadview


Broadview is a village in Cook County, Illinois, 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Chicago. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 7,932.[1]


Broadview was incorporated as a village in 1914.


  • Mayor: Sherman C. Jones
  • Trustees:Kevin McGrier, Nicole Benson, Woodie Morris, Judy Abraham and Gwen Turner


Broadview is located in Proviso Township along the western edge of Cook County, at 41°51′34″N 87°51′15″W (41.859439, -87.854226).[3]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.78 square miles (4.6 km2), all land.[4]


New 2010 Census population figures show a population of 7,823, a decrease of 4% since 2016.[1]

As of the census[5] of 2016, there were 7,823 people, 3,194 households, and 2,110 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,644.9 people per square mile (1,792.6/km²). There were 3,322 housing units at an average density of 1,867.2 per square mile (720.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 21.96% White, 73.12% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.33% Asian, 1.52% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.93% of the population.

There were 3,194 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 20.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $47,651, and the median income for a family was $59,568. Males had a median income of $36,919 versus $30,737 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,178. About 4.8% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.


Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89 , Broadview School District 92 and Broadview-NorthRiverside School District 94 operates elementary and middle schools.

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 operates public high schools. Portions of Broadview are served by Proviso East High School in Maywood, Proviso Math and Science Academy and portions are served by Proviso West High School in Hillside.[6]


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