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Argenta is a village in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.

The latitude of Argenta is 39.981N. The longitude is -88.822W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 921.


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Median household income
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$42,315
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Argenta demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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32% of Argenta residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Argenta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Argenta was $18,154, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Argenta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Argenta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $699.


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Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Argenta political report.

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The average commute time for Argenta workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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