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Lemont is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lemont. For links to other places called Lemont, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lemont is 41.664N. The longitude is -87.963W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 18,002.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lemont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60464 ZIP code.
19% of Lemont residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lemont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lemont was $30,615, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Lemont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lemont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $657. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,582.
Libraries in Lemont include Lemont Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lemont include Lemont Reporter-Met
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lemont political report.
The average commute time for Lemont workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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