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Worth is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Worth. For links to other places called Worth, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Worth is 41.689N. The longitude is -87.797W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,906.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Worth 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 60465 ZIP code.
19% of Worth residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Worth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Worth was $19,449, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Worth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Worth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $609. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,192.
Libraries in Worth include Worth Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Worth include Reporter
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Worth political report.
The average commute time for Worth workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Worth between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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