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Blue Mound is a township in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Blue Mound. For links to other places called Blue Mound, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Blue Mound is 39.772N. The longitude is -89.085W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 917.
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26% of Blue Mound residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blue Mound ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blue Mound was $21,777, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Blue Mound residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blue Mound, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $774.
Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blue Mound political report.
The average commute time for Blue Mound workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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