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Village to verify report of spike in population 2008-02-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 21, 2008, p. 5 American Community Survey, Skokie, Marciani, Steve, Census, Rigoni, Al, Population
Skokie, how well do we know thee? 2003-11-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 13, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Skokie Comprehensive Plan, Skokie, Population
Census 2000 reflects diverse community 2002-05-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 23, 2002, p. 3 Statistics, Rivenson, Meryl, Van Dusen, George, Census, Multiculturalism, English as a second language (ESL), Population
Census shows seniors big in Skokie 2001-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2001, p. 3 Statistics, Marciani, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Census, Population
Young outpace seniors, census figures show 2001-05-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 24, 2001, p. 5 Statistics, Niles Township, Census, Population
Skokie grows for first time since '70 census 2001-03-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 22, 2001, p. 11 Statistics, Census, Population
New faces in the 'burbs 1996-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 1996, p. 8 Stewart, Russ, Statistics, Population
Communities responding to ethnic changes 1991-02-21 The U.S. Census Bureau's racial breakdown of Skokie which was released last week outlines many changes in the population profile of Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 21, 1991, p. 3 Statistics, Census, Population
Skokie census adjusted 1991-02-14 The U.S. Census Bureau awarded the village 159 more residents. The official census count set last year at 59,273 has been increased to 59,432. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 1991, p. 9 Statistics, Census, Population
Skokie count request revised 1990-09-27 Skokie officials have sent the U.S. Census Bureau their official challenge to the bureau's preliminary housing count. Skokie's finance director estimated that a population drop of 1,005 could mean a loss of about $50,000 in motor fuel tax revenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 1990, p. 9 Statistics, Census, Population
Census challenge even smaller 1990-09-27 Initial figures from local post offices suggested that the U.S. Census Bureau undercounted 73 housing units in Skokie, but a final count of postal addresses shows a potential undercount of only 13 households. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 27, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Statistics, Census, Population
Village will challenge census figures 1990-09-20 Skokie officials will challenge the accuracy of preliminary estimates for the 1990 federal census. The U.S. Census puts the population at 59,273, down 1.7 percent from the 1980 census total of 60,278. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 20, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Census, Population
Village counts drop, census estimate says 1990-09-13 Skokie village officials have until September 20 to decide if they will contest preliminary U.S. Census Bureau figures that show a population drop of 1,005 people since 1980. The village of Skokie challenged a preliminary count in 1980. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 1990, p. 3 Statistics, Census, Population
Census count could cost 1990-09-06 Preliminary data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a population decline in Skokie, Morton Grove, and Lincolnwood. The decline could mean the loss of state and federal funding for the suburbs. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 6, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood, Statistics, Skokie, Morton Grove, Census, Population
76% return census forms 1990-06-21 The Census Bureau's Des Plains District, which includes Skokie, had the highest rate of return of mail questionnaires in the Chicago area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 1990, p. 15 Statistics, Census, Population
Group recommends ways to lure families 1989-06-22 The Mayor's task force on young families has presented three recommendations on how to help "lure young families" into Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1989, p. 3 Skokie, Population
Skokie homes hot with families 1989-05-04 Real estate agencies in Skokie claim that young families are moving into Skokie. It is estimated that homes stay on the market for about two months in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 1989, p. 4 Real estate, Population
Young families on rise: panel 1989-05-04 A survey of some 150 households totaling more than 500 residents shows that 64 percent of residents in 1988 were under 45 years of age, compared to the 1980 census figure of 54 percent. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 4, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Surveys and studies, Population
No Title 1988-07-14 Mayor Jackie Gorell has appointed a task force charged with trying to come up with ways to lure more young families to the Village. Estimates show the Village population is considerably older than the state and the nation as a whole. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 14, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Surveys and studies, Population, Gorell, Jacqueline
A new melting pot: Growing Asian community alters village's ethnic makeup 1987-12-10 There is a growing Asian community in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 10, 1987, p. 3 Statistics, Population
Senior citizen boom predicted in suburbs 1987-09-17 According to a report released this week, Niles Township will see a modest increase in its population of senior citizens by the end of the decade. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1987, p. 7 Statistics, Niles Township, Aged, Population
Schools mirror change 1987-04-23 A report released at a board meeting on April 21 reveals that the changing ethnic mix of Skokie residents is reflected in a changing ethnic mix of students in District 68. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 23, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Population, Public School District 68 - Statistics
Suburbs face problems of old 1987-04-04 Recent studies show that the number of Skokie residents over age 60 has increased rapidly since 1970. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, April 4, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 2 Lincolnwood, Niles, Statistics, Skokie - Residents, Aged, Morton Grove, Population
North suburbs grow 'smaller but richer 1985-12-26 The U.S. Bureau of the Census has released new information about the population and per capita income of residents in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 1985, p. 4 Statistics, Census, Population
Strong influence felt from influx into suburbs 1984-12-06 Skokie's population is 7.7 percent Asian. In Niles Township communities the number of Asian and Pacific island residents is growing rapidly. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 6, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Statistics, Population
NIPC forecast doesn't faze officials 1984-02-09 The Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission is endorsing a new set of population and household forecasts for each municipality in northeastern Illinois. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 9, 1984, Sec. 1,p. 1 Statistics, Population
Census shows 7% drop in 10th district 1980-12-28 Preliminary census figures indicate the population of the near north suburbs dropped 10% between 1970 and 1980. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, December 28, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Population,
In year 2000 see decline in population 1980-07-24 Population projections for Skokie in 1980 and 2000. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 24, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 4 Census, Population
Skokie numbers game: How many Jews are there? 1978-03-09 Skokie officials believe there are less than 40,000 Jews in the community. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 9, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 3 Religion - Judaism, Population