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Cartwright is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Cartwright is 39.838N. The longitude is -89.909W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,507.
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34% of Cartwright residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cartwright ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cartwright was $21,221, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Cartwright residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cartwright, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $946.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cartwright political report.
The average commute time for Cartwright workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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