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Arlington Heights is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Arlington Heights is 42.088N. The longitude is -87.98W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 75,784.


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Median household income
Local
$67,807
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Arlington Heights demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Dunton
California millionaire H.D. "Curly" Brown established a racetrack here in 1927.
Public transportation: Pace (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Arlington, Nickol Knoll Park
Historic sites and museums: Arlington Heights Historical Museum
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: 57

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Arlington Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60070 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Arlington Heights residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arlington Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arlington Heights was $33,544, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

46% of Arlington Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Arlington Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $876.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,633.


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Libraries

Libraries in Arlington Heights include Arlington Heights Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Arlington Heights include Arlington Heights Journal & Topics, Daily Herald

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Politics

Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arlington Heights political report.

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Restaurants

Arlington Heights restaurants taking online reservations include Birch River Grill American Kitchen aka Birch River Grill and American Kitchen, Le Titi de Paris ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Arlington Heights workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Arlington Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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