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Anchor is a township in McLean County, in the Bloomington-Normal metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Anchor. For links to other places called Anchor, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Anchor is 40.568N. The longitude is -88.535W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 376.
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46% of Anchor residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anchor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anchor was $17,767, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Anchor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Anchor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $639.
McLean County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anchor political report.
The average commute time for Anchor workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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