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Gold is a township in Bureau County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
The latitude of Gold is 41.463N. The longitude is -89.797W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 199.
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32% of Gold residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gold ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gold was $18,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Gold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Bureau County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gold political report.
The average commute time for Gold workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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