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Shirland is a township in Winnebago County, in the Rockford metro area.
The latitude of Shirland is 42.462N. The longitude is -89.203W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 768 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,108.
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28% of Shirland residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shirland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shirland was $24,205, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Shirland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shirland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,063. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,250.
Winnebago County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shirland political report.
The average commute time for Shirland workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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