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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.


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Median household income
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$32,759
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Chicago demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.

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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.

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3% of New Chicago residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New Chicago, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $738.


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Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Chicago political report.

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The average commute time for New Chicago workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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