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Elk Grove Village is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Elk Grove Village is 42.003N. The longitude is -87.97W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,666.


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Median household income
Local
$62,132
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elk Grove Village demographic reports
Elk Grove Village is on Salt Creek.
By design, the community is equally divided between residential and industrial zones.
Former and merged names include:
· Elk
· Elk Grove
The village, which dates from the 1950s, was one of the country's initial planned communities.
Well-known residents have included:
· Billy Corgan, lead singer of Smashing Pumpkins
Local festivals include:
  • Ribfest - June 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elk Grove Village web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cook County Forest Preserves
Historic sites and museums: Farmhouse Museum
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: 71

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elk Grove Village 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 60191 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Elk Grove Village residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Grove Village ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Grove Village was $28,515, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

32% of Elk Grove Village residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Elk Grove Village, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $776.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,407.


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Libraries in Elk Grove Village include Elk Grove Village Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Elk Grove Village include Elk Grove Journal

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Grove Village political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Elk Grove Village workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Elk Grove Village 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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