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Victory Law Office
6732 W. Cermak Road Berwyn, IL 60402
Illinois City, IL 60402
US Phone: 312.600.7000
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Bankruptcy Lawyer | North Riverside, IL

Victory Law Office

Are you worried about losing your home, vehicles, or property? Are you late on a mortgage or car payment? Can’t you afford to make payments on your credit cards or medical bills? At Victory Law, our Bankruptcy Attorneys are here to help you through your financial distress and get you a fresh start! Upon filing for bankruptcy, the automatic stay goes into effect which obligates all of your creditors to immediately halt all collection activities, foreclosure, and vehicle repossession.

Filing bankruptcy on your own is complex and risky. There are different options for filing bankruptcy, therefore working with an experienced bankruptcy attorney is of utmost importance to protect your interests and whatever assets you may have. During your free initial consultation, one of our Bankruptcy attorneys will thoroughly analyze your current financial situation and provide you with the best available options!

Facts About North Riverside

Cook County, 10 miles W of the Loop. To many, the village of North Riverside is synonymous with North Riverside Park Mall. As a major retail hub located approximately 10 miles west of downtown Chicago, the mall attracts customers through- out western Cook County. Yet for most of its history North Riverside has had few connections with the property on which the mall is located.

Once the domain of the Potawatomi, the forested land along the Des Plaines River was purchased by a trapping and real-estate firm in 1835. David A. Gage, treasurer of the city of Chicago, purchased approximately 1,600 acres along Harlem Avenue for his country estate. When Gage left office and the city treasury was found short of money, this property was turned over to the city of Chicago. Part of this land was used for the Cook County Home for Boys and later a tuberculosis sanitarium. For approximately one hundred years, the village necessarily grew to the west, near the Des Plaines River.

By 1900 onion farmers had settled in the area between Gage’s former property and Des Plaines Avenue, and members of the Riverside Holiness Association (many of whom were Chicago businessmen who used the properties for summer retreats) had built homes between Des Plaines Avenue and the river.

At the time of incorporation in 1923, the Des Plaines River formed the western boundary of the village. The river in its forested setting brought recreational and retirement opportunities, including the Optimates Canoe Club, the Scottish Home, the Melody Mill Ballroom, and the Riverside Golf Club (founded in 1893). In 1926 the size of North Riverside more than doubled with the annexation of land west of the Des Plaines River. Residential construction boomed in the years after World War II as new residents, many of whom were of Eastern European descent, moved into the new brick single-family homes. With manufacturing jobs available in nearby western suburbs, population peaked in 1970 at 8,097.

The construction of North Riverside Plaza shopping center in the early 1960s and the North Riverside Park Mall in 1975 brought increased commercial activity to the area. These retail properties have been invaluable; they now pay for over half of the village’s operating expenses, making North Riverside an affordable community in which to live.

As of the 2010 census, there were 6,672 people, 2,827 households, and 1,746 families living in the village. The population density was 4,068.3 people per square mile (1,588.6/km²). There were 2,981 housing units at an average density of 1,817.7 per square mile (709.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 81.2% White, 6.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 8.1% some other race, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.8% of the population.

The top five ancestries reported in North Riverside as of the 2000 census were Polish (17.7%), German (16.2%), Czech (14.5%), Italian (14.0%) and Irish (13.1%).

At the 2010 census there were 2,827 households, out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were headed by married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.2% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34, and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

For the period 2007-11, the estimated median annual income for a household in the village was $50,545, and the median income for a family was $66,200. Male full-time workers had a median income of $45,528 versus $42,073 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,179. About 5.8% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

WHERE TO FIND US:
VICTORY LAW OFFICE
6732 W. Cermak Road
Berwyn, IL 60402

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