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Suburb; site of many corporate offices

Oak Brook is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Oak Brook is 41.832N. The longitude is -87.928W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,847.


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Median household income
Local
$146,537
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oak Brook demographic reports
Site of Hamburger University, McDonald's training center, where graduates receive their ?bachelors of hamburgerology.?
Well-known residents have included:
· Tyrone Davis, singer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Highland Games - June 15-16, 2007
  • Fine Arts Festival - June 10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oak Brook web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: First Folio Shakespeare Festival
Nearby parks & recreation: Fullersburg Woods
Historic sites and museums: Graue Mill and Museum, Czechoslovak Heritage Museum, Ray A. Kroc Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Brook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage 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 60181 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Oak Brook residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Brook ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Brook was $76,668, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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61% of Oak Brook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oak Brook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $894.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,301.


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Libraries in Oak Brook include Oak Brook Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Oak Brook include Oak Brook Doings

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DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oak Brook political report.

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Oak Brook restaurants taking online reservations include Braxton Seafood Grill, Mon Ami Gabi - Oakbrook, Papagus - Oakbrook, The Clubhouse - Oakbrook, Tuscany - Oakbrook, Wildfire - Oakbrook ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Oak Brook workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Oak Brook include Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, Doubletree Hotel Chicago Oakbrook, Hyatt Lodge at McDonalds Campus, Renaissance Oak Brook Hotel, Residence Inn, Wyndham Drake Hotel.

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