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

The community was named for Kenilworth, England.

The latitude of Kenilworth is 42.085N. The longitude is -87.717W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,451.


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Median household income
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$200,001
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenilworth demographic reports
The village is in Chicago's northern suburbs, 16 miles from the Loop.
The community, which began with Joseph Sears's organization of the Kenilworth Company, in the late 1800s, was one of the country's first examples of a planned community.

In an effort to attract wealthy residents, famous architects designed many homes in the village, including George W. Maher and Franklin Burnham.

Local ZIP code 60043 was identified by American Demographics magazine as the 11th most affluent ZIP in the U.S. (April 2005)
Kenilworth attractions: Kenilworth Assembly Hall
Historic sites and museums: Kenilworth Historical Society Museum

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16% of Kenilworth residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenilworth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenilworth was $100,718, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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89% of Kenilworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kenilworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,031.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.


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

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The average commute time for Kenilworth workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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