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East Dundee, Illinois

East Dundee, Illinois
Location in Kane County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Kane County and the state of Illinois.
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties Kane, Cook
Township Dundee
Incorporated 1871
 • Type President-trustee
 • President Lael Miller
 • Total 2.97 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land 2.73 sq mi (7.1 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)  8.08%
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,860
 • Density 1,047.6/sq mi (404.5/km2)
  Down 3.21% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income $33,507
 • Median home value $209,400
ZIP code(s) 60118
Area code(s) 847 & 224
Geocode 17-21696
Website .neteastdundee
Demographics (2010)[1]
White Black Asian
92.9% 2.2% 2.7%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.0% 0.1% 2.1% 7.9%

East Dundee is a village in Kane County with a small section in Cook County. The population was 2,860 at the 2010 census.[1]


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


East Dundee is located at .[2]

According to the 2010 census, East Dundee has a total area of 2.969 square miles (7.69 km2), of which 2.73 square miles (7.07 km2) (or 91.95%) is land and 0.239 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 8.05%) is water.[3]


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 2,955 people, 1,228 households, and 878 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,103.1 people per square mile (425.7/km²). There were 1,258 housing units at an average density of 469.6 per square mile (181.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.15% White, 0.98% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.73% Asian, 1.73% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.93% of the population.

There were 1,228 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $61,219, and the median income for a family was $70,625. Males had a median income of $50,500 versus $37,627 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,695. About 4.7% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.


The village of East Dundee was incorporated in 1871, four years after West Dundee. A historic district along the Fox River and stores on Main Street constitute the commercial part of East Dundee. The historic feed and coal store became Dundee Lumber, which burned down in March 2007. A former railroad bed is now the Fox River Trail, which follows the east side of the Fox River through town. The train depot was rebuilt in 1984 as a tourist center.[7] Santa's Village amusement park operated from 1959 to 2006.[8] It reopened in 2011 under new ownership as Santa's Village AZoosment Park.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): East Dundee village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1".  
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  7. ^ Visited Sept. 21, 2006
  8. ^ Channick, Robert (2006-08-23). "Santa's Village to sell rides". Chicago Tribune. 

External links

  • Village of East Dundee official website
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