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Ursa is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Ursa. For links to other places called Ursa, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ursa is 40.081N. The longitude is -91.406W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 476 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,110.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ursa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams 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 62376 ZIP code.
51% of Ursa residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ursa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ursa was $15,844, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Ursa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ursa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $619.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ursa political report.
The average commute time for Ursa workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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