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Sumter is a township in McLeod County, in the Hutchinson metro area.
The latitude of Sumter is 44.768N. The longitude is -94.315W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,030 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 558.
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58% of Sumter residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sumter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sumter was $21,013, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Sumter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sumter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,066.
McLeod County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sumter political report.
The average commute time for Sumter workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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