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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.
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.
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.
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.
Libraries in Arcola include Arcola Public Library ... View libraries
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arcola political report.
The average commute time for Arcola workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Arcola include Comfort Inn Arcola.
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