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New Lenox is a township in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named New Lenox. For links to other places called New Lenox, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of New Lenox is 41.511N. The longitude is -87.964W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 29,730.


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Median household income
Local
$70,643
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Lenox demographic reports
The township encompasses parts of the communities of New Lenox, Mokena, Homer Glen, and Joliet.
Year founded: 1850

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24% of New Lenox residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Lenox ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Lenox was $25,579, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of New Lenox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in New Lenox include Joliet East Side Historic District, Upper Bluff Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in New Lenox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $627.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,460.


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Libraries in New Lenox include Joliet Public Library, Joliet Public Library West Outlet, Mokena Community Public Library, New Lenox Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in New Lenox include Herald News

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Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Lenox political report.

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The average commute time for New Lenox workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Lenox include Best Western Joliet Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Joliet South, Comfort Inn North, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Joliet, Fairfield Inn-N Joliet, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn Joliet, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express Joliet, Microtel Inn Joliet ... More hotels.

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