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Bremen is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bremen. For links to other places called Bremen, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bremen is 41.604N. The longitude is -87.733W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 113,574.
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16% of Bremen residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bremen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bremen was $20,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Bremen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bremen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $617. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,172.
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bremen political report.
The average commute time for Bremen workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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