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Rantoul is a city in Franklin County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for Sen. Robert Rantoul
The latitude of Rantoul is 38.548N. The longitude is -95.1W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 896 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 250.
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16% of Rantoul residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rantoul ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rantoul was $17,594, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Rantoul residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rantoul, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $590.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rantoul political report.
The average commute time for Rantoul workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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