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Austin is a township in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.

The community was named for Benjamin R. Austin, pioneer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Austin. For links to other places called Austin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Austin is 39.999N. The longitude is -89.095W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 240.


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$70,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Austin demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Montgomery

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Austin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Decatur area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62573 ZIP code.

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46% of Austin residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Austin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Austin was $30,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Austin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Austin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $496.


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

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The average commute time for Austin workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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