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"Gem of the Fox River Valley"

Algonquin is a village in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles McHenry and Kane counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Algonquin. For links to other places called Algonquin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Algonquin is 42.165N. The longitude is -88.294W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,569.


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Median household income
Local
$79,730
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Algonquin demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cornish's Ferry
The village grew as a summer resort in the late 19th century.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Buffalo Park, Fox River Trail
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Algonquin 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 60110 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Algonquin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Algonquin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Algonquin was $29,820, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Algonquin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Algonquin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $711.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,608.


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Libraries in Algonquin include Algonquin Area Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Algonquin workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Algonquin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Algonquin include Holiday Inn Express.

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