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Sandwich is a city in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles DeKalb and Kendall counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Sandwich, NH.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sandwich. For links to other places called Sandwich, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sandwich is 41.645N. The longitude is -88.621W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,820.
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29% of Sandwich residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sandwich ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sandwich was $19,530, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sandwich residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sandwich, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $510. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,185.
Libraries in Sandwich include Sandwich D.L. ... View libraries
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sandwich political report.
The average commute time for Sandwich workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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