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Schaumburg is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village is named after the German area of Schaumburg-Lippe, where many of the community's original settlers originally had lived.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Schaumburg. For links to other places called Schaumburg, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Schaumburg is 42.033N. The longitude is -88.083W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 794 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 74,342.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Schaumburg 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 60194 ZIP code.
20% of Schaumburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schaumburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schaumburg was $30,587, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Schaumburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Schaumburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $918. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,343.
Libraries in Schaumburg include Schaumburg Twp D.L. ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schaumburg political report.
Schaumburg restaurants taking online reservations include ENTOURAGE on American Lane, Prairie Rock Brewing Company, Ram Restaurant & Brewery - Schaumburg, Renaissance Schaumburg - Sam & Harry's, Ruperts on the Top, Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg, Shaw's Oyster Bar - Schaumburg, Texas de Brazil Churrascuria - Schaumburg, Weber Grill - Schaumburg, Wildfire - Schaumburg ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Schaumburg workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Schaumburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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