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Maquon is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Maquon. For links to other places called Maquon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Maquon is 40.752N. The longitude is -90.147W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 608.
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15% of Maquon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maquon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maquon was $16,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Maquon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Maquon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $533.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maquon political report.
The average commute time for Maquon workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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