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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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$37,059
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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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.

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13% of Anchor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Anchor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $639.


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

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The average commute time for Anchor workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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