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Monee is a village in Will County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named afteran Indian woman who lived here.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Monee. For links to other places called Monee, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Monee is 41.42N. The longitude is -87.741W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,013.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will 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 60449 ZIP code.
24% of Monee residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monee was $27,687, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Monee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Monee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $545. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monee political report.
The average commute time for Monee workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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