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Sandwich is a township in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sandwich. For links to other places called Sandwich, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sandwich is 41.672N. The longitude is -88.63W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,920.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sandwich demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeKalb 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 60511 ZIP code.
29% of Sandwich residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sandwich ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sandwich was $19,517, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sandwich residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sandwich, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $514. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,198.
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sandwich political report.
The average commute time for Sandwich workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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