Manhattan, IL Population

Population: 3,330. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,169 (+55.2% change)
Males: 1,695 (50.9%), Females: 1,635 (49.1%)

Will County

Zip code: 60442

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $55,559
Median house value: $150,500

Races in Manhattan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (34.4%), Irish (31.7%), Polish (12.0%), English (10.2%), Italian (10.0%), Swedish (4.7%).

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Manhattan

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manhattan village

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

2.5% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,152 (+52.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Manhattan:

  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • TINLEY PK MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 17 miles; TINLEY PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Manhattan:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 38 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 43 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Manhattan:

  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 6 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)
  • FRANKFORT (about 11 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • EMPRESS RIVER CASINO (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL; Abbreviation: I01)
Amtrak station near Manhattan:

  • 10 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manhattan:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 13 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 17 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
Public primary/middle schools in Manhattan:

  • ANNA MCDONALD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 200 S SECOND; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MANHATTAN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 15606 W SMITH ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILTON CENTER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 29520 S CEDAR RD; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Manhattan:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 275 W NORTH ST BOX 41; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • CHRIST’S ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: 22811 S. CEDAR RD.; Grades: PK – 11)

Libraries

Library in Manhattan:

  • MANHATTAN P.L.D. (Operating income: $263,724; Location: 240 WHITSON, PO 53; 36,863 books; 664 audio materials; 591 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)

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