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Ransom is a village in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
The latitude of Ransom is 41.156N. The longitude is -88.649W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 409.
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35% of Ransom residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ransom ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ransom was $17,524, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Ransom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ransom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $438. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ransom political report.
The average commute time for Ransom workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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