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Bear Creek is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bear Creek. For links to other places called Bear Creek, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bear Creek is 39.478N. The longitude is -89.416W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 575.


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Median household income
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$39,000
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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20% of Bear Creek residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bear Creek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bear Creek was $16,547, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Bear Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bear Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.


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

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The average commute time for Bear Creek workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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