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Arcola is a city in Douglas County.

The community was named after town in Italy.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Arcola. For links to other places called Arcola, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Arcola is 39.684N. The longitude is -88.306W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,674.


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Median household income
Local
$38,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Arcola demographic reports
Home of the Hippie Memorial, created by local artist Bob Moomaw
Local festivals include:
  • Broom Corn Festival - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Arcola web sites and events links in the sections below.
Arcola attractions: Rockome Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum, Illinois Amish Interpretive Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Arcola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61910 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Arcola residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arcola ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arcola was $18,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Arcola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Arcola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $769.


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Libraries in Arcola include Arcola Public Library ... View libraries

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Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arcola political report.

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The average commute time for Arcola workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Arcola include Comfort Inn Arcola.

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