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Brenton is a township in Ford County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of Brenton is 40.715N. The longitude is -88.179W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 929.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60962 ZIP code.
35% of Brenton residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brenton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brenton was $18,438, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Brenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $696.
Ford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brenton political report.
The average commute time for Brenton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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