Skokie is located in northeast Illinois in Cook County between Chicago and Evanston near Lake Michigan. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 58,628, a decrease of 804 since 1990.
The Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinoi is located here. It houses a library and research center dedicated to education about the tragedy.
For those seeking a post-high school educational experience, Skokie is home to the Hebrew Theological College and the Chicago School of Violin Making.