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Versailles is a township in Brown County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Versailles. For links to other places called Versailles, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Versailles is 39.884N. The longitude is -90.628W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 849.
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24% of Versailles residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Versailles ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Versailles was $15,682, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Versailles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Versailles, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $211. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $548.
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Versailles political report.
The average commute time for Versailles workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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