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Dorr is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.
Dorr Township was named after Rhode Island Gov. Thomas Wilson Dorr.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Dorr. For links to other places called Dorr, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dorr is 42.285N. The longitude is -88.416W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 18,157.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dorr demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60012 ZIP code.
27% of Dorr residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dorr ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dorr was $25,525, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Dorr residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Dorr include Woodstock Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Dorr, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,332.
Libraries in Dorr include Crystal Lake Public Library, Woodstock Public Library ... View libraries
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dorr political report.
The average commute time for Dorr workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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