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Greenup is a township in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Greenup. For links to other places called Greenup, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenup is 39.222N. The longitude is -88.154W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,411.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenup demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62428 ZIP code.
24% of Greenup residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenup ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenup was $17,678, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Greenup residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greenup, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenup political report.
The average commute time for Greenup workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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