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Minooka is a village in Grundy County, in the Chicago metro area.

The community was named for a Potawatomi word supposedly meaning "good land" or "high place."

The latitude of Minooka is 41.455N. The longitude is -88.261W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,706.


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$75,249
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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26% of Minooka residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minooka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minooka was $26,054, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Minooka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Minooka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $557.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,387.


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Grundy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Minooka political report.

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The average commute time for Minooka workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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