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May is a township in Lee County, in the Dixon metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named May. For links to other places called May, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of May is 41.631N. The longitude is -89.343W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 395.
Sections below provide additional information and links about May demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee 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 61367 ZIP code.
26% of May residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the May ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in May was $17,623, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in May, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,292.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our May political report.
The average commute time for May workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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