East Dundee, Illinois

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East Dundee, Illinois

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High Points

East Dundee strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy East Dundee Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy East Dundee Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% East Dundee Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% East Dundee People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% East Dundee College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% East Dundee Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% East Dundee Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of East Dundee, Illinois

Comparing East Dundee to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 8
College Educated Adults 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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East Dundee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Elgin, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Kane
Standard Zip Codes 60118
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.098
Longitude -88.271

East Dundee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ELGIN
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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East Dundee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,955 100%
Male 1,445 48.9%
Female 1,510 51.1%
Under 18 618 20.9%
18+ 2,337 79.1%
65+ 407 13.8%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.83
White 2,782 94.1%
African-American 29 1%
Asian 51 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 51 1.7%
Mixed Race 39 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 116 3.9%

Estimated East Dundee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,138
Growth 183
Growth % 6.2%

East Dundee Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 31.5%
Italian 9.2%
Irish 8.2%
English 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
Polish 7.3%
US/American 6.3%
Dutch 2.8%
Swedish 2.7%
Norwegian 2.5%
Yugoslavian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Eastern European 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Romanian 0.7%
Slovak 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Albanian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Cypriot 0.3%
European 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, East Dundee, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dundee (60118)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Dundee 2,955 $70,625
Algonquin 23,276 $84,437
Barrington Hills 3,915 $156,002
Carpentersville 30,586 $55,921
Elgin 94,487 $58,404
Sleepy Hollow 3,553 $93,629
West Dundee 5,428 $78,007

East Dundee Public Libraries

Dundee Tonwship P.l.d.
East Dundee, Illinois
(847) 428-3661
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Starbucks in East Dundee

(As of 2005)
535 Dundee Ave

Wal-mart in East Dundee

(As of 2006)
620 Dundee Avenue
(847) 426-2800
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