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Friends Creek is a township in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.

The latitude of Friends Creek is 40.006N. The longitude is -88.823W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,456.


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$45,000
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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31% of Friends Creek residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Friends Creek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Friends Creek was $19,318, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Friends Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Friends Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.


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Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Friends Creek political report.

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The average commute time for Friends Creek workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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