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Bureau is a township in Bureau County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
The latitude of Bureau is 41.447N. The longitude is -89.566W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 282.
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37% of Bureau residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bureau ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bureau was $20,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Bureau residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bureau, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.
Bureau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bureau political report.
The average commute time for Bureau workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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