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Palatine is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Palatine. For links to other places called Palatine, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Palatine is 42.110N. The longitude is -88.063W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 111,311.
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21% of Palatine residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palatine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palatine was $33,066, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Palatine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Palatine include Barrington Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Palatine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $829. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,597.
Libraries in Palatine include Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Barrington Public Library, Biblioteca Del Centro, Freeman Road Branch, Hoffman Estates Branch Library, Palatine Public Library, Rand Road Branch, Rolling Meadows Library, Schaumburg Twp D.L. ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palatine political report.
Palatine restaurants taking online reservations include Birch River Grill American Kitchen aka Birch River Grill and American Kitchen, ENTOURAGE on American Lane, Le Titi de Paris, Prairie Rock Brewing Company, Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Schaumburg, Renaissance Schaumburg - Sam & Harry's, Ruperts on the Top, Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg, Shaw's Oyster Bar - Schaumburg, Texas de Brazil Churrascuria - Schaumburg ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Palatine workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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