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Addison is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.

The community was named after Joseph Addison, 18th-century writer.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Addison. For links to other places called Addison, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Addison is 41.931N. The longitude is -87.988W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,767.


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Median household income
Local
$54,090
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Addison demographic reports
Addison is on Salt Creek
Former and merged names include:
· Duncklee
· Dunkley's Grove
· Dunklee's Grove
The village grew rapidly with residential housing development in the 1950s.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Addison Community Days - Aug. 10, 2007
  • All-American Fest - July 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Addison web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 81

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Addison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60108 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Addison residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Addison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Addison was $21,201, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Addison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Addison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $644.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,463.


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Libraries in Addison include Addison Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Addison include Addison-Bensenville-Wood Dale Press

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DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Addison political report.

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

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Addison between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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