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Ophir is a township in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
The latitude of Ophir is 41.502N. The longitude is -88.996W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 529.
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37% of Ophir residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ophir ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ophir was $17,261, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Ophir residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ophir, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $513. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,036.
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ophir political report.
The average commute time for Ophir workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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