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Momence is a city in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area.
The community was named after Isadore Momence, who married the daughter of a Potawatomi chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Momence. For links to other places called Momence, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Momence is 41.166N. The longitude is -87.662W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,089.
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23% of Momence residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Momence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Momence was $17,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Momence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Momence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.
Libraries in Momence include Edward Chipman Public Library ... View libraries
Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Momence political report.
The average commute time for Momence workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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