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Carol Stream is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.

The village was named for the daughter of developer Jay Stream.

The latitude of Carol Stream is 41.912N. The longitude is -88.134W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 40,114.


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Median household income
Local
$64,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carol Stream demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Gretna
Local festivals include:
  • Carol Stream Multicultural Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carol Stream web sites and events links in the sections below.
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: 67

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carol Stream demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage 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 60139 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Carol Stream residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carol Stream ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carol Stream was $25,152, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Carol Stream residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carol Stream, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $750.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,493.


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Libraries in Carol Stream include Carol Stream Public Library ... View libraries

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DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carol Stream political report.

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The average commute time for Carol Stream workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carol Stream between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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