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Whiting is a city in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Whiting is 41.679N. The longitude is -87.494W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,928.
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9% of Whiting residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whiting ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whiting was $17,518, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Whiting residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Whiting, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.
Libraries in Whiting include Whiting Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whiting political report.
The average commute time for Whiting workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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