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Roselle is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles DuPage and Cook counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The village was named for Roselle Hough, army officer and businessman.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Roselle. For links to other places called Roselle, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Roselle is 41.984N. The longitude is -88.079W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,237.


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Median household income
Local
$65,254
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roselle demographic reports
Site of Thomas Edison's first electric-generating plant.
Local festivals include:
  • Oktoberfest - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Roselle web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Roselle 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 60157 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Roselle residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roselle ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roselle was $28,501, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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34% of Roselle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Roselle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $842.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,422.


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Libraries in Roselle include Roselle Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Roselle workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Roselle between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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IL communities formerly known as Roselle:
  �Bloomingdale, DuPage County

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