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Carpentersville is a village in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named after Angelo Carpenter, settler.
The latitude of Carpentersville is 42.121N. The longitude is -88.257W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,815.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carpentersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kane 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.
17% of Carpentersville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carpentersville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carpentersville was $17,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Carpentersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carpentersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,200.
Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carpentersville political report.
The average commute time for Carpentersville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carpentersville 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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