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Welcome to Calumet City ...

The city of Calumet City is located in Cook County<1>.

The pronunciation of Calumet City: KAL-u-MET<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Calumet City has a population of 35,917 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Calumet City.

Calumet City is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Calumet City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Calumet City (for example, toward New Carlisle (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Calumet City is located in the (708) area code.

The ZIP code for Calumet City: 60409<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Calumet City had an population of 35,917 people. This is a decrease of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Calumet City had a population of 37,042 people. This makes Calumet City the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Calumet City represents 0.29% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37,042 people, the population of Calumet City decreased 5.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 39,071 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Calumet City.

Communities near Calumet City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Calumet City.

  • Chicago [Cook County]
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    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Calumet City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,677,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago<7>
  • Cicero [Cook County]
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    • Cicero [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Calumet City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,727 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicero
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cicero<7>
  • Gary [Lake County]
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    • Gary [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Calumet City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,693 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<7>
  • Orland Park [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orland Park
    • Orland Park [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Calumet City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,347 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orland Park<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tinley Park [Cook County]
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      • Tinley Park [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tinley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tinley Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tinley Park<7>
    • Oak Lawn [Cook County]
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      • Oak Lawn [Cook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Lawn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Lawn<7>
    • Portage [Porter County]
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      • Portage [Porter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<7>
    • Merrillville [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrillville
      • Merrillville [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrillville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merrillville<7>
    • Crown Point [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown Point
      • Crown Point [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crown Point<7>
    • Chicago Heights [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicago Heights
      • Chicago Heights [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Calumet City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago Heights<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Calumet City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Calumet City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Calumet City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Calumet City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Calumet City. See our Newspapers Page for Calumet City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calumet City ...

Looking for more information about Calumet City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Calumet City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Calumet City.

Adding Calumet City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Calumet City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Calumet City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Calumet City on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Illinois (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Calumet City on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Calumet City

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Calumet City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Cook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Calumet City. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Calumet City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calumet City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Calumet City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Calumet City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Calumet City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Calumet City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Calumet CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calumet City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6122, Longitude: -87.5325    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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