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Wamac is a city in Marion County, in the Centralia metro area. (The community straddles Marion, Clinton and Washington counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the beginning letters of Washington, Marion and Clinton counties

The latitude of Wamac is 38.508N. The longitude is -89.14W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,351.


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Median household income
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$26,149
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wamac demographic reports

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23% of Wamac residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wamac ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wamac was $13,781, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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3% of Wamac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wamac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $541.


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Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wamac political report.

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The average commute time for Wamac workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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