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West Chicago is a city in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of West Chicago is 41.884N. The longitude is -88.203W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,262.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Chicago 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 60174 ZIP code.
16% of West Chicago residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Chicago ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Chicago was $19,287, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of West Chicago residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Chicago, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $715. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,516.
Libraries in West Chicago include West Chicago Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in West Chicago include Warrenville-West Chicago-Winfield Press
DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Chicago political report.
The average commute time for West Chicago workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Chicago between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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