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Lincolnwood is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Lincolnwood is 42.004N. The longitude is -87.73W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,255.
The community was incorporated in 1911.
In the 1920s, with the nearby arrival of local train service, the character of the community began to change, becoming less defined by vice-filled activity.
In the 25 years that immediately followed WWII, the village's population more than tripled.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lincolnwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60712 ZIP code.
7% of Lincolnwood residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lincolnwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lincolnwood was $35,911, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Lincolnwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lincolnwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,857.
Libraries in Lincolnwood include Lincolnwood Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lincolnwood political report.
Lincolnwood restaurants taking online reservations include L. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Lincolnwood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lincolnwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Lincolnwood include Purple Hotel.
Lincolnwood, ILPros: It's conveniently located for people who travel from O'Hare or work in the loop.
Cons: No real downtown, it's really a bedroom suburb.Blog about Lincolnwood
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