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Montgomery is a village in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Kane and Kendall counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Montgomery County, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Montgomery. For links to other places called Montgomery, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Montgomery is 41.730N. The longitude is -88.345W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,699.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Montgomery demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kane 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 60505 ZIP code.
28% of Montgomery residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montgomery ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montgomery was $23,395, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Montgomery residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Montgomery, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,221.
Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montgomery political report.
The average commute time for Montgomery workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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