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Algonquin is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Algonquin. For links to other places called Algonquin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Algonquin is 42.165N. The longitude is -88.294W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 92,405.
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26% of Algonquin residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Algonquin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Algonquin was $28,469, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Algonquin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Algonquin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $781. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,488.
Libraries in Algonquin include Algonquin Area Public Library ... View libraries
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Algonquin political report.
The average commute time for Algonquin workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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