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Oswego is a village in Kendall County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Oswego. For links to other places called Oswego, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oswego is 41.682N. The longitude is -88.351W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,521.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oswego demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kendall 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 60512 ZIP code.
25% of Oswego residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oswego ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oswego was $27,204, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Oswego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Oswego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $657. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,518.
Libraries in Oswego include Oswego Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oswego include Oswego Ledger-Sentinel
Kendall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oswego political report.
The average commute time for Oswego workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oswego between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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