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Hymera is a town in Sullivan County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The community was named for the ancient city of Sicily
The latitude of Hymera is 39.186N. The longitude is -87.301W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 825.
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17% of Hymera residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hymera ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hymera was $13,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Hymera residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hymera, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $560.
Sullivan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hymera political report.
The average commute time for Hymera workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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