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Crooked Creek is a township in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Crooked Creek. For links to other places called Crooked Creek, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Crooked Creek is 39.220N. The longitude is -88.051W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 427.
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23% of Crooked Creek residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crooked Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crooked Creek was $17,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Crooked Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Crooked Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crooked Creek political report.
The average commute time for Crooked Creek workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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