Most were farmers, but they were joined by others who worked in Chicago, since Arlington Heights was an early commuter suburb. ', "Arlington Heights Memorial Library - adding value in your life", Village of Arlington Heights official website, Village of Arlington Heights official website (archive), Arlington Heights Historical Documents--From DigitalPast,,_Illinois&oldid=989567892, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 19:12. It also hosted a significant array of national and international rock bands as well, including The Who, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Cream, and The Spencer Davis Group.[17]. Arlington Heights is a neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.27. A population explosion took place in the 1950s and 1960s, when the spread of automobile ownership, together with the expansion of the Chicago-area economy, the baby boom, and white flight from the city, drove the number of people in Arlington Heights—expanded by a series of annexations—up to 64,884 by 1970. References By the late 1850s the area had become noted for its truck farms, sending dairy products as well as vegetables to Chicago on the railroad. Arlington Heights lies mostly in the western part of Wheeling Township, with territory in adjacent Elk Grove and Palatine townships, in an area originally notable for the absence of groves and trees. The ethnic breakdown in 2000 was: Latinos, 56.6%; blacks, 24.5%; Asians, 12.9%; whites, 4.7%; and others, 1.2%. There is one public high school in the city, John Hersey High School. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Arlington Heights has two stations (Arlington Heights and Arlington Park) on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line, which provides daily rail service between Harvard, Illinois, and Chicago. Metra's proposed STAR line, if it were to be funded and built, would likely include a third station on the far south end of Arlington Heights. Seventeen elementary schools and nine middle schools serve sections of Arlington Heights. Portions of the city are also served by Palatine High School (Palatine, Illinois) in Township High School District 211. The neighborhood is served by the Los Angeles Public Library system. The bookmobile stops in 29 Arlington Heights neighborhoods, delivering books, DVDs, and music. The Library meets other special needs as well. According to the Village's 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[9] the top employers in the city are: The following movies were partially filmed in Arlington Heights: From 1964 to 1970, Arlington Heights served as the home to The Cellar. There were 859 housing units at an average density of 75.7/sq mi (29.2/km2). John Klehm might serve as an example; he was at first a potato farmer, supplying the Chicago market, and in 1856 began a nursery for cherry, apple, and pear trees, later moving into spruce, maple, and elm, and then flowers. Arlington Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. The General Land Office began selling land here in 1835. List of Registered Historic Places in Los Angeles, List of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments in South Los Angeles, List of districts and neighborhoods in Los Angeles, "A new documentary explores the roots of Jewel's Catch One, one of L.A.'s first black gay discos - Los Angeles Times", "Former Councilman and Supervisor Hanley Dies,",,_Los_Angeles&oldid=959461467, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Arlington Heights Elementary School, LAUSD, 1717 Seventh Avenue, This page was last edited on 28 May 2020, at 22:14. [28], There are also several private schools in Arlington Heights, such as St. Viator High School, Our Lady of Wayside School, St. James School, St. Peter Lutheran School and Christian Liberty Academy. Location of Arlington Heights, Washington, "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990",,_Washington&oldid=974349601, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 22 August 2020, at 13:48. Although land and space is now limited in Arlington Heights, business and community development along with community design are key concerns. 1 Apparatus Roster 1.1 Fire Station 1 - 300 East Sigwalt Street 1.2 Fire Station 2 - 1150 North Arlington Heights Road 1.3 Fire Station 3 - 2000 South Arlington Heights Road 1.4 Fire Station 4 - 3030 North Arlington Heights Road 2 Retired Apparatus All pump/tank measurements are in US gallons.