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

The community was named after May Nichols, daughter of the founder.

The latitude of Maywood is 41.879N. The longitude is -87.843W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,398.


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Median household income
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$41,942
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Maywood demographic reports
Maywood is on the Des Plaines River.
Former and merged names include:
· Noyesville
Well-known residents have included:
· Dennis Franz, actor
· Ray Nitschke, football player
· John Prine, singer and songwriter
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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2% of Maywood residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maywood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maywood was $14,915, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Maywood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Maywood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $543.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,172.


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

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The average commute time for Maywood workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Maywood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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