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Elmhurst is a city in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Elmhurst is 41.899N. The longitude is -87.94W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 44,054.


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Median household income
Local
$69,794
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elmhurst demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Carl Sandburg, writer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Summer Extravaganza - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elmhurst web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: American Movie Palace Museum, Elmhurst Historical Museum, Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Elmhurst Art Museum, McCormick House
Colleges and universities: Elmhurst College
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: 81

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elmhurst 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 60106 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Elmhurst residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elmhurst ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elmhurst was $32,015, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Elmhurst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Elmhurst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $780.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,539.


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Libraries in Elmhurst include Elmhurst Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Elmhurst include Elmhurst Doings, Elmhurst-Lombard-Oakbrook Terrace-Villa Park Argus-Press Spectator

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

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Elmhurst restaurants taking online reservations include 100 South Chop House & Grill ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Elmhurst workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Elmhurst between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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