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Sycamore is a township in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sycamore. For links to other places called Sycamore, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sycamore is 42.022N. The longitude is -88.65W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,401.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sycamore 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 60135 ZIP code.
28% of Sycamore residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sycamore ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sycamore was $23,921, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Sycamore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sycamore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $514. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,288.
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sycamore political report.
The average commute time for Sycamore workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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