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Cicero is a town in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The town was named for Cicero, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Cicero. For links to other places called Cicero, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cicero is 41.844N. The longitude is -87.759W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 83,029.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cicero 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 60804 ZIP code.
4% of Cicero residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cicero ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cicero was $12,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Cicero residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cicero, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $498. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,162.
Libraries in Cicero include Cicero Public Library, Cicero Public Library South Branch ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cicero political report.
Cicero restaurants taking online reservations include Klas Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Cicero workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cicero 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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