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Mazon is a township in Grundy County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mazon. For links to other places called Mazon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mazon is 41.241N. The longitude is -88.417W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,377.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mazon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grundy 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 60479 ZIP code.
17% of Mazon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mazon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mazon was $21,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Mazon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mazon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $436. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,070.
Grundy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mazon political report.
The average commute time for Mazon workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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