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Fort Branch is a town in Gibson County, in the Evansville metro area.
The latitude of Fort Branch is 38.251N. The longitude is -87.581W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,320.
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43% of Fort Branch residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Branch ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Branch was $17,180, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Fort Branch residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fort Branch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $316. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $723.
Gibson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Branch political report.
The average commute time for Fort Branch workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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