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Vergennes is a township in Jackson County, in the Carbondale metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Vergennes. For links to other places called Vergennes, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Vergennes is 37.905N. The longitude is -89.317W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 886.
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29% of Vergennes residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vergennes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vergennes was $10,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Vergennes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Vergennes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $250. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vergennes political report.
The average commute time for Vergennes workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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