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

The latitude of Glenwood is 41.542N. The longitude is -87.602W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,847.


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Median household income
Local
$53,894
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glenwood demographic reports
Glenwood is on Thorn Creek
Former and merged names include:
· Hickory Bend
The first settlers to the area began arriving in the mid-1840s.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Glenwood residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glenwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glenwood was $24,356, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Glenwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glenwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $657.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,199.


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Libraries in Glenwood include Glenwood Lynwood Public Library District ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Glenwood workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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