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Sangamon is a township in Piatt County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of Sangamon is 40.111N. The longitude is -88.514W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,041.
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25% of Sangamon residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sangamon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sangamon was $24,102, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Sangamon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sangamon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $979.
Piatt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sangamon political report.
The average commute time for Sangamon workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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