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New Chicago is a town in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named for the city in IL
The latitude of New Chicago is 41.558N. The longitude is -87.274W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,074.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Chicago demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gary area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46405 ZIP code.
17% of New Chicago residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Chicago ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Chicago was $16,342, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of New Chicago residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Chicago, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $738.
Libraries in New Chicago include New Chicago Branch ... View libraries
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Chicago political report.
The average commute time for New Chicago workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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