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Gentryville is a town in Spencer County.
The community was named for James Gentry, merchant; young Abraham Lincoln often clerked for him
The latitude of Gentryville is 38.104N. The longitude is -87.033W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 254.
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21% of Gentryville residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gentryville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gentryville was $15,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Gentryville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gentryville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $660.
Spencer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gentryville political report.
The average commute time for Gentryville workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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