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Stickney is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Stickney. For links to other places called Stickney, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Stickney is 41.773N. The longitude is -87.768W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 38,673.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stickney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60629 ZIP code.
13% of Stickney residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stickney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stickney was $18,692, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Stickney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stickney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $609. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,158.
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stickney political report.
The average commute time for Stickney workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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