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North Okaw is a township in Coles County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The latitude of North Okaw is 39.586N. The longitude is -88.417W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 918.
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21% of North Okaw residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Okaw ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Okaw was $15,844, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of North Okaw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in North Okaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.
Coles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Okaw political report.
The average commute time for North Okaw workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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