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Fayetteville is a township in Saint Clair County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Fayetteville. For links to other places called Fayetteville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fayetteville is 38.357N. The longitude is -89.755W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,656.
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57% of Fayetteville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fayetteville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fayetteville was $17,565, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Fayetteville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fayetteville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $831.
Saint Clair County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fayetteville political report.
The average commute time for Fayetteville workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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