Leyden is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The township encompasses the communities of Elmwood Park, River Grove, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, and portions of Norridge, Park Ridge, Rosemont and Northlake.
As of the 2010 census, Leyden township's population is 92,890 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.85 percent.
The median home cost in Leyden township is $179,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -3.57 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Leyden township's cost of living is 9.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
Leyden township public schools spend $5,734 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Leyden township.
The unemployment rate in Leyden township is 10.30% (U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Leyden township jobs have Decreased by 0.38 percent.
|2000 CENSUS DATA|
|Square miles (land)||19.84|
|Population per square mile||4,772.18||223.43||79.56|
|15 or younger||18,725||19.8||21.8||21.4|
|Average age (years)||37.45||35.81||36.22|
|RACE AND ETHNICITY|
|Black or African American||1,297||1.4||15.1||12.3|
|American Indian and Alaska native||281||0.3||0.2||0.9|
|Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander||33||0.0||0.0||0.1|
|Some other race||7,812||8.3||5.8||5.5|
|Two or more races||2,312||2.4||1.9||2.4|
|Hispanic or Latino||21,520||22.7||12.3||12.5|
|Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk|