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Lyndon is a village in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lyndon. For links to other places called Lyndon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lyndon is 41.717N. The longitude is -89.925W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 550.


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Median household income
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$37,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lyndon demographic reports
Lyndon is on the Rock River.
The community was platted in the late 1830s.

The railroad arrived here in the late 1860s.

The community incorporated in 1874.


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29% of Lyndon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyndon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyndon was $16,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Lyndon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lyndon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.


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

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The average commute time for Lyndon workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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