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Gratz is a city in Owen County.
Gratz is in the Bluegrass region.
The community is believed named for Benjamin Gratz Brown, governor, senator and unsuccessful vice presidential candidate.
The latitude of Gratz is 38.473N. The longitude is -84.952W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 92.
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33% of Gratz residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gratz ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gratz was $9,217, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Gratz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Owen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gratz political report.
The average commute time for Gratz workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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