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Mount Carroll is a city in Carroll County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mount Carroll. For links to other places called Mount Carroll, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mount Carroll is 42.095N. The longitude is -89.978W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,747.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Carroll demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61053 ZIP code.
41% of Mount Carroll residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Carroll ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Carroll was $16,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Mount Carroll residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Mount Carroll include Mount Carroll Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mount Carroll, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Libraries in Mount Carroll include Mount Carroll Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Carroll political report.
The average commute time for Mount Carroll workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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