Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

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Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Sleepy Hollow People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sleepy Hollow Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sleepy Hollow Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sleepy Hollow College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Sleepy Hollow Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 18% Sleepy Hollow Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois

Comparing Sleepy Hollow 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Racial Diversity 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Sleepy Hollow Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Elgin, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 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 42.094
Longitude -88.302

Sleepy Hollow 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 2.1 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 18.7 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 21.3 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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Sleepy Hollow Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,553 100%
Male 1,799 50.6%
Female 1,754 49.4%
Under 18 1,082 30.5%
18+ 2,471 69.5%
65+ 242 6.8%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.22
White 3,316 93.3%
African-American 23 0.6%
Asian 77 2.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 63 1.8%
Mixed Race 71 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 134 3.8%

Estimated Sleepy Hollow Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,695
Growth 142
Growth % 4%

Sleepy Hollow 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 28.2%
Polish 13.1%
Italian 10.9%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 7.3%
US/American 3.8%
Swedish 3.1%
Greek 2.2%
Norwegian 2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Danish 1%
Czech 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
European 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sleepy Hollow, 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)
Sleepy Hollow 3,553 $93,629
Barrington Hills 3,915 $156,002
Carpentersville 30,586 $55,921
East Dundee 2,955 $70,625
Elgin 94,487 $58,404
Gilberts 1,279 $92,433
West Dundee 5,428 $78,007
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