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Jewett is a village in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The latitude of Jewett is 39.207N. The longitude is -88.245W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 232.
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25% of Jewett residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jewett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jewett was $16,628, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Jewett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jewett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jewett political report.
The average commute time for Jewett workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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