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Marengo is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Marengo. For links to other places called Marengo, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marengo is 42.290N. The longitude is -88.641W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,239.
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32% of Marengo residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marengo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marengo was $22,760, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Marengo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marengo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $544. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,295.
Libraries in Marengo include Marengo Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Marengo include Huntley-Marengo Farmside
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marengo political report.
The average commute time for Marengo workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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