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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Lenox demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will 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 60432 ZIP code.
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.
24% of New Lenox residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in New Lenox include Joliet East Side Historic District, Upper Bluff Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in New Lenox, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $627. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,460.
Libraries in New Lenox include Joliet Public Library, Joliet Public Library West Outlet, Mokena Community Public Library, New Lenox Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in New Lenox include Herald News
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Lenox political report.
The average commute time for New Lenox workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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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