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Cooper is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area.
The latitude of Cooper is 39.743N. The longitude is -89.44W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 820.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cooper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sangamon 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 62520 ZIP code.
35% of Cooper residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cooper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cooper was $23,232, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Cooper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cooper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cooper political report.
The average commute time for Cooper workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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