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King is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area.
The latitude of King is 39.443N. The longitude is -89.503W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 264.
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41% of King residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the King ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in King was $17,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of King residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in King, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $693.
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our King political report.
The average commute time for King workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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