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Wheeler is a village in Jasper County.
The latitude of Wheeler is 39.046N. The longitude is -88.316W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 119.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheeler demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jasper 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 62479 ZIP code.
46% of Wheeler residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheeler ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheeler was $9,425, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Wheeler residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheeler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheeler political report.
The average commute time for Wheeler workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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