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Garfield Ridge, Chicago

Administration
Full nameGarfield Ridge
Official nameCommunity Area 56 - Garfield Ridge
Settlement typeCommunity area
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
CityChicago
Geography
Total Area4.2 sq mi (10.96 km2)
Demography
Total Population36101 (2000)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Demographics
White68.9%
Black12.2%
Hispanic16.5%
Asian0.91%
Other1.46%
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codesparts of 60628, 60632, 60638 and 60639
Median income$45,436

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Garfield Ridge is one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago, Illinois, and is located on the southwest side of the city. The northern half of Chicago Midway International Airport is located in this community area.



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Do big-city schools need managers or educators running the show? - Medill Reports: Chicago Tweet this news
Medill Reports: Chicago--“I think the most important thing is it has to be someone who has a passion for the job,” the parent from the -Garfield---Ridge- neighborhood said. ... - Date : Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:33:57 GMT+00:00
Most Chicago-area residents living 'greener' - Chicago Tribune Tweet this news
Chicago Tribune--The 61-year-old resident of -Chicago's Garfield Ridge- neighborhood said she's careful about recycling her newspapers, cans and plastics. ... - Date : Wed, 28 Jul 2010 23:53:12 GMT+00:00
Who Is To Blame For Southwest Side Flooding? - CBS2 Chicago Tweet this news
CBS2 Chicago--Belongings of -Garfield Ridge- residents are spread out in their backyards after flood damage from storms. "Hey! What about us?" That's the gist of the e-mail ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 02:56:54 GMT+00:00
Storm Races Through Southwest Side - Southwest News-Herald Tweet this news
Southwest News-Herald--A fast-moving storm raged through the Southwest Side on Sunday and caused some minor damage in the Clearing and -Garfield Ridge- neighborhoods. ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:05:25 GMT+00:00
1 wounded in Garfield Ridge attack - Southtown Star Tweet this news
Southtown Star--A man is hospitalized in critical condition Friday after being shot in the head on -Chicago's- Southwest Side. At 1:49 am in the 4500 block of South Lamon ... - Date : Fri, 21 May 2010 13:14:32 GMT+00:00
A wedding gift? They want Stanley Cup - Chicago Sun-Times Tweet this news
Chicago Sun-Times--Before the game, 10-year-old Thomas Michael O'Leary, of -Garfield Ridge-, drew stares while wearing a replica of the Stanley Cup made out of cardboard, ... - Date : Sun, 30 May 2010 09:00:47 GMT+00:00
Male fatally struck by freight train in Garfield Ridge - Chicago Breaking News - Tribune (blog) Tweet this news
Chicago Breaking News - Tribune (blog)---Chicago- police were conducting a death investigation after a male was fatally struck by a freight train in the -Garfield Ridge- neighborhood this morning. ... - Date : Thu, 13 May 2010 15:51:32 GMT+00:00

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