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Sycamore is a city in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sycamore. For links to other places called Sycamore, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sycamore is 41.988N. The longitude is -88.686W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,230.
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26% of Sycamore residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sycamore ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sycamore was $23,112, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Sycamore residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sycamore, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $529. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,221.
Libraries in Sycamore include Sycamore Public Library ... View libraries
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sycamore political report.
The average commute time for Sycamore workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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