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Long Creek is a township in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Long Creek. For links to other places called Long Creek, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Long Creek is 39.821N. The longitude is -88.822W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,547.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Long Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macon 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 61818 ZIP code.
30% of Long Creek residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Long Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Long Creek was $25,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Long Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Long Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Long Creek political report.
The average commute time for Long Creek workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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