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Straughn is a town in Henry County, in the New Castle metro area.
The community was named for Merriman Straughn, settler
The latitude of Straughn is 39.808N. The longitude is -85.291W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,096 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 251.
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21% of Straughn residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Straughn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Straughn was $13,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Straughn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Straughn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $99. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Straughn political report.
The average commute time for Straughn workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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