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Oswego is a township in Kendall County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Oswego. For links to other places called Oswego, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oswego is 41.681N. The longitude is -88.322W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,417.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oswego demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kendall 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 60538 ZIP code.
26% of Oswego residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oswego ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oswego was $26,681, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Oswego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oswego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $692. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,405.
Kendall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oswego political report.
The average commute time for Oswego workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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