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Wheeler is a city in Wheeler County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Royal T. Wheeler, judge

The latitude of Wheeler is 35.445N. The longitude is -100.27W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,507 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,247.


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Median household income
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$31,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wheeler demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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11% of Wheeler residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheeler ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheeler was $17,224, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Wheeler residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wheeler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.


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Libraries in Wheeler include Wheeler Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Wheeler workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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