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Rolling Meadows is a city in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Rolling Meadows is 42.084N. The longitude is -88.013W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,334.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rolling Meadows demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60005 ZIP code.
21% of Rolling Meadows residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rolling Meadows ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rolling Meadows was $26,178, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Rolling Meadows residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rolling Meadows, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $822. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,461.
Libraries in Rolling Meadows include Biblioteca Del Centro, Rolling Meadows Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rolling Meadows political report.
The average commute time for Rolling Meadows workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rolling Meadows between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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