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Kane County, IL
The county was named for U.S. Sen. Elias Kent Kane

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Kane County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Chicago metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 472,482. This was an increase of  16.92% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$59,351
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kane County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Kane County was $30,394. This was an increase of 11.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 98% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Geneva

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21% of Kane County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kane County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Kane County include Aurand Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Blackberry Cemetery, Buena Vista Cemetery, Burlington Cemetery, Burlington Union Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Campton Cemetery, Doty Cemetery, Dundee Township Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Kane County include Algonquin, Aurora, Aurora, Barrington Hills, Batavia, Batavia, Big Rock, Big Rock, Blackberry, Burlington ... View communities

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Colleges in Kane County include Aurora University, Elgin Community College, Judson College, Waubonsee Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Kane County include Aurora East Unit Schools Dist 131, Aurora West Unit Schools Dist 129, Batavia Unit Schools Dist 101, Central Countymm Unit Schools Dist 301, Comm Unit Schools Dist 300, Geneva Countymm Unit Schools Dist 304, Kane Roe, Kaneland C U Schools Dist 302, School District U-46, St Charles C U Schools Dist 303 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Kane County include Algonquin Area Public Library, Aurora Public Library, Batavia Public Library, Dundee Township Public Library, Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library, Eola Road Branch, Freeman Road Branch, Gail Borden Public Library, Geneva Public Library, Hoffman Estates Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Kane County include Batavia-Geneva-Saint Charles Republican, Beacon News, Courier News, Elburn Herald, Huntley-Marengo Farmside, Kane County Chronicle ... View newspapers

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Politics

Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kane County political report.

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Hotels in Kane County include Amerisuites, Aurora Fox Valley Inn, Baymont Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Chicago West Dundee Courtyard, Comfort Inn Aurora, Comfort Inn Geneva, Comfort Suites Aurora ... More hotels

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