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Wards Grove is a township in Jo Daviess County.
The latitude of Wards Grove is 42.335N. The longitude is -89.961W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 280.
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38% of Wards Grove residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wards Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wards Grove was $19,935, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Wards Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wards Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,139.
Jo Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wards Grove political report.
The average commute time for Wards Grove workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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