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Du Quoin is a city in Perry County.

The community was named after Kaskasia chief

The latitude of Du Quoin is 38.011N. The longitude is -89.236W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 459 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,344.


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Median household income
Local
$29,124
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Du Quoin demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Du Quoin State Fair - Aug. 25-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Du Quoin web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Du Quoin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry 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 62832 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Du Quoin residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Du Quoin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Du Quoin was $14,883, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Du Quoin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $635.


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Libraries in Du Quoin include Du Quoin Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Du Quoin include Du Quoin Evening Call

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Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Du Quoin political report.

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

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Hotels in Du Quoin include Best Western Fairground Inn, Francie's Inn.

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