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Greenwood is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Greenwood. For links to other places called Greenwood, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenwood is 42.366N. The longitude is -88.42W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,677.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenwood 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 60097 ZIP code.
28% of Greenwood residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenwood was $21,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Greenwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greenwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $641. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenwood political report.
The average commute time for Greenwood workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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