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Glenview is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Glenview is 42.069N. The longitude is -87.787W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 44,818.


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Median household income
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$80,730
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glenview demographic reports
Glenview is on the Chicago River.
Former and merged names include:
· South Northfield
The village was incorporated in 1899, roughly 70 years after the first non-native settlers arrived.

During WWII, the Glenview Naval Air Station was an important site for carrier pilot training.

Following WWII, the community began to shift from agriculture to suburban subdivisions.

Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: River Trail Nature Center
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Glenview 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 60714 ZIP code.

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17% of Glenview residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glenview ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glenview was $43,384, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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56% of Glenview residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glenview, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $783.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,988.


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

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Newspapers in Glenview include Glenview Journal

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

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Glenview restaurants taking online reservations include Flight Restaurant & Wine Bar, Wildfire - Glenview ... View restaurants

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

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Glenview between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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