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Calumet City is a city in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The community was named after the peace pipe of the Indians.

The latitude of Calumet City is 41.615N. The longitude is -87.529W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,688.


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Median household income
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$38,902
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Calumet City demographic reports
Calumet City is on the Little Calumet and Grand Calumet rivers, at the Indiana border.
Former and merged names include:
· New Hammond
· West Hammond
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 84

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Neighborhoods in Calumet City include Calumet Heights ... More neighborhood info

Neighborhoods in Calumet City include Calumet Heights ... More neighborhood info

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6% of Calumet City residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calumet City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calumet City was $18,123, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Calumet City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Calumet City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $552.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,012.


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Libraries in Calumet City include Calumet City Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Calumet City workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Calumet City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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