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Potomac is a village in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area.
The latitude of Potomac is 40.305N. The longitude is -87.8W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 681.
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29% of Potomac residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Potomac ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Potomac was $15,197, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Potomac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Potomac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Potomac political report.
The average commute time for Potomac workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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