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

The latitude of Harwood Heights is 41.967N. The longitude is -87.807W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,315.


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Median household income
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$43,288
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harwood Heights demographic reports
The village experienced dramatic growth during the 1950s.
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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13% of Harwood Heights residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harwood Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harwood Heights was $22,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Harwood Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Harwood Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $664.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,322.


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Libraries in Harwood Heights include Eisenhower Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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