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Otter Creek is a township in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Otter Creek. For links to other places called Otter Creek, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Otter Creek is 41.154N. The longitude is -88.761W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,819.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Otter Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Salle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61364 ZIP code.
23% of Otter Creek residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otter Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Otter Creek was $19,366, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Otter Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Otter Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $287. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $902.
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Otter Creek political report.
The average commute time for Otter Creek workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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