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Elba is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area.
The latitude of Elba is 40.839N. The longitude is -90.045W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 278.
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14% of Elba residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elba ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elba was $20,600, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Elba residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Elba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elba political report.
The average commute time for Elba workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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