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Braidwood is a city in Will County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Braidwood is 41.265N. The longitude is -88.212W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,790.


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Median household income
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$54,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Braidwood demographic reports
Once a coal-mining center; at least 74 miners died here in an 1883 flood.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mazonia State Fish and Wildlife Area
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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24% of Braidwood residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Braidwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Braidwood was $20,545, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Braidwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Braidwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $474.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,064.


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Libraries in Braidwood include Fossil Ridge Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Braidwood workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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