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Jordan is a township in Jasper County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Jordan. For links to other places called Jordan, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jordan is 40.856N. The longitude is -87.199W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 345.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jordan 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 47948 ZIP code.
53% of Jordan residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jordan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jordan was $19,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Jordan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jordan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $681.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jordan political report.
The average commute time for Jordan workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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