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Ora is a township in Jackson County, in the Carbondale metro area.
The latitude of Ora is 37.911N. The longitude is -89.425W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 427.
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41% of Ora residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ora was $19,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Ora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ora political report.
The average commute time for Ora workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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