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Hinsdale is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles DuPage and Cook counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for H.W. Hinsdale, early director of the CB&Q Railroad.
The latitude of Hinsdale is 41.800N. The longitude is -87.936W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,954.
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19% of Hinsdale residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hinsdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hinsdale was $63,765, compared with $21,587 nationally.
69% of Hinsdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hinsdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,753.
Libraries in Hinsdale include Hinsdale Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hinsdale include Hinsdale Doings
DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hinsdale political report.
The average commute time for Hinsdale workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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