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Alden is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Alden is 42.458N. The longitude is -88.517W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 991 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,534.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry 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 60034 ZIP code.
25% of Alden residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alden was $22,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Alden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $683. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,288.
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alden political report.
The average commute time for Alden workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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