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Elk Grove is a township in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Elk Grove is 42.029N. The longitude is -87.977W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 88,103.
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17% of Elk Grove residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elk Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elk Grove was $25,915, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Elk Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elk Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $765. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,467.
Libraries in Elk Grove include Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Biblioteca Del Centro, Des Plaines Public Library, Elk Grove Village Public Library, Mount Prospect Public Library, Rolling Meadows Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elk Grove political report.
Elk Grove restaurants taking online reservations include Birch River Grill American Kitchen aka Birch River Grill and American Kitchen, David's Bistro, Le Titi de Paris ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Elk Grove workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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