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Matteson is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for Gov. Joel Matteson.
The latitude of Matteson is 41.503N. The longitude is -87.713W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,278.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Matteson 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 60471 ZIP code.
10% of Matteson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Matteson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Matteson was $25,024, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Matteson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Matteson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $643. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,332.
Libraries in Matteson include Matteson Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Matteson political report.
The average commute time for Matteson workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Matteson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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