Cicero Township, Cook County, Illinois

Cicero Township is a vital part of Cook County, Illinois, uniquely overlapping with the town of Cicero itself. As detailed by the 2020 census, the township is home to 85,268 residents, illustrating its significant role within the broader county framework.

Geographic and Demographic Highlights

Situated at coordinates 41°50′40″N 87°45′35″W, Cicero Township spans an area of 5.87 square miles (15.2 km²), with its entire expanse classified as land, indicating an absence of water bodies within its jurisdiction. At an elevation of 607 feet (185 meters), it is a notable geographical entity in Illinois, marked by its urban density and strategic location.

The population density of Cicero Township stands at an impressive 15,000 people per square mile (5,600 per km²), reflective of its densely populated urban environment. This characteristic density underscores the township's vibrant community life and its significant position in the urban fabric of Cook County.

Transportation Infrastructure

Cicero Township is served by major thoroughfares, enhancing its connectivity and accessibility:

  • Illinois Route 50 (Cicero Avenue)
  • U.S. Route 34 (Ogden Avenue)

These highways play a crucial role in facilitating movement within the township and to neighboring areas, supporting both local residents and businesses.

Neighboring Townships

The township shares its borders with several other Cook County townships, fostering a sense of community and interdependence:

  • Berwyn Township to the west
  • Oak Park Township to the northwest
  • Stickney Township to the south

This strategic placement allows for a collaborative and integrated regional approach to urban planning, community development, and service provision.

Cicero Township stands as a prominent component of Cook County, Illinois, characterized by its dense population, comprehensive land use, and strategic geographical positioning. Its identity as coextensive with the town of Cicero adds a unique dimension to its community dynamics and administrative structure. With robust transportation networks and a solid community foundation, Cicero Township continues to be a bustling hub of activity and growth within the Illinois state landscape.


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