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Ross is a township in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Ross. For links to other places called Ross, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ross is 40.356N. The longitude is -87.634W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,476.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ross demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermilion 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 60963 ZIP code.
26% of Ross residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ross ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ross was $17,295, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Ross residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ross, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $606.
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ross political report.
The average commute time for Ross workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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