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Hinckley is a village in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named for Francis E. Hinckley, railroad promoter
The latitude of Hinckley is 41.768N. The longitude is -88.64W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,048.
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29% of Hinckley residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hinckley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hinckley was $23,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Hinckley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hinckley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $577. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,344.
Libraries in Hinckley include Squaw Grove Public Library ... View libraries
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hinckley political report.
The average commute time for Hinckley workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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