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Lemont is a relatively affluent village in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties in the state of Illinois, and is roughly 27 miles southwest of Chicago. The population was 13,098 at the 2000 census. A great percentage of the village's residents are predominately White, making it one of the least diverse suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Lemont was featured in the movie Save the Last Dance starring Julia Stiles. The first five minutes of the movie take place in various areas of Lemont. Lemont High School was depicted as Johnson's white Midwestern high school. Portions of the front of the high school were shown along with the main staircase inside the school. A Lemont home and flower shop and Theo J. Gorski & Sons Bus Company were also featured in the beginning of the film.
Who are your neighbors?
As of the last census, there were 4,420 house holds out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female house holder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.6% of all house holds were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average house hold size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.32.
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