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Elk Grove is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Elk Grove is 42.029N. The longitude is -87.977W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 88,103.


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Median household income
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$53,595
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elk Grove demographic reports
The township includes parts of the communities of Elk Grove, Mt. Prospect, Des Plaines, Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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17% of Elk Grove residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Grove was $25,915, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Elk Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elk Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,467.


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Libraries in Elk Grove include Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Biblioteca Del Centro, Des Plaines Public Library, Elk Grove Village Public Library, Mount Prospect Public Library, Rolling Meadows Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Elk Grove include Arlington Heights Journal & Topics, Daily Herald, Des Plaines Journal, Elk Grove Journal, Mount Prospect Journal

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Grove political report.

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Elk Grove restaurants taking online reservations include Birch River Grill American Kitchen aka Birch River Grill and American Kitchen, David's Bistro, Le Titi de Paris ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Elk Grove workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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