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Mahomet is a township in Champaign County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mahomet. For links to other places called Mahomet, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mahomet is 40.185N. The longitude is -88.406W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,113.
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30% of Mahomet residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mahomet ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mahomet was $22,432, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Mahomet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mahomet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,097.
Champaign County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mahomet political report.
The average commute time for Mahomet workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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