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Lima is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lima. For links to other places called Lima, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lima is 40.17N. The longitude is -91.392W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 588.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lima demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams 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 62348 ZIP code.
41% of Lima residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lima ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lima was $16,173, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Lima residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lima, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $192. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $547.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lima political report.
The average commute time for Lima workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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