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Calumet is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Calumet is 41.657N. The longitude is -87.653W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,374.
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6% of Calumet residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calumet ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calumet was $15,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Calumet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Calumet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $547. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $999.
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calumet political report.
The average commute time for Calumet workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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