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Arthur is a village in Douglas County. (The community straddles Douglas and Moultrie counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Arthur is 39.714N. The longitude is -88.472W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,177.


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Median household income
Local
$37,438
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Arthur demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Moultrie-Douglas County Fair - July 8-14, 2007
  • Amish Country Cheese Festival - Sept. 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Arthur web sites and events links in the sections below.
Arthur attractions: Rockome Gardens
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Arthur 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 61911 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Arthur residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arthur ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arthur was $19,683, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Arthur residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Arthur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.


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

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

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

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