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Morton Grove is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Morton Grove is 42.040N. The longitude is -87.782W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,705.
In 1981, Morton Grove became the first community in the U.S. to ban handguns.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Morton Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60053 ZIP code.
14% of Morton Grove residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Morton Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Morton Grove was $26,973, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Morton Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Morton Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $640. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,540.
Libraries in Morton Grove include Morton Grove Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Morton Grove political report.
The average commute time for Morton Grove workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Morton Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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