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Hennepin is a village in Putnam County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Father Louis Hennepin, missionary
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Hennepin. For links to other places called Hennepin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Hennepin is 41.254N. The longitude is -89.342W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 502 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 715.


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Median household income
Local
$46,827
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hennepin demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fort Deposit
· Fort Wilbourn
· Prairie de Prue
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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Ancestry & family history

27% of Hennepin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hennepin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hennepin was $23,981, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Hennepin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hennepin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.


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Libraries in Hennepin include Hennepin Headquarters, Putnam County Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Hennepin workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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