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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

We mourn the loss of our friend and colleague and remain committed to the work he began.

West Chicago

Illinois

Basic Information

Type of Place
Suburb
Metro Area
W. Chicago
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Probable
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Year of Greatest Interest
Still Sundown?
Surely Not

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890 1506 0
1900 1877 0
1910
1920 2594 0
1930 3477 0
1940 3355 0
1950 3973 2
1960 6854 0
1970 10111 12
1980
1990 14796 12245 270
2000
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

Comments

In DuPage County. Possible entire county was sundown.