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Stronghurst is a township in Henderson County, in the Burlington metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Stronghurst. For links to other places called Stronghurst, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Stronghurst is 40.763N. The longitude is -90.963W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,164.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stronghurst demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henderson 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 61437 ZIP code.
26% of Stronghurst residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stronghurst ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stronghurst was $16,368, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Stronghurst residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stronghurst, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.
Henderson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stronghurst political report.
The average commute time for Stronghurst workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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