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Christopher is a city in Franklin County.

The latitude of Christopher is 37.972N. The longitude is -89.053W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 440 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,812.


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Median household income
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$25,045
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Christopher demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· John Malkovich, actor
· Gene Rayburn, TV game show host
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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18% of Christopher residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Christopher ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Christopher was $15,141, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Christopher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Christopher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $594.


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

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The average commute time for Christopher workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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