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Shields is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The latitude of Shields is 42.278N. The longitude is -87.855W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 43,382.
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16% of Shields residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shields ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shields was $31,354, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Shields residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Shields include Lake Forest Historic District, Vine - Oakwood - Green Bay Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Shields, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $719. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,178.
Libraries in Shields include Lake Bluff Public Library, Lake Forest Library, North Chicago Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shields political report.
The average commute time for Shields workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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