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Button is a township in Ford County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of Button is 40.448N. The longitude is -87.993W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 290.
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35% of Button residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Button ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Button was $18,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Button residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Button, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $585.
Ford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Button political report.
The average commute time for Button workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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