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Marengo is a city in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named after a town in Italy.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Marengo. For links to other places called Marengo, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marengo is 42.248N. The longitude is -88.608W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,902.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marengo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry 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 60152 ZIP code.
32% of Marengo residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marengo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marengo was $22,225, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Marengo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marengo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $551. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,253.
Libraries in Marengo include Marengo Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Marengo include Huntley-Marengo Farmside
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marengo political report.
The average commute time for Marengo workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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