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Americus is a township in Grand Forks County, in the Grand Forks metro area.
The latitude of Americus is 47.708N. The longitude is -97.033W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 162.
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13% of Americus residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Americus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Americus was $21,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Americus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Americus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $608. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Grand Forks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Americus political report.
The average commute time for Americus workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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