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Flora is a city in Clay County.

The community was named after the daughter of one of the founders
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Flora. For links to other places called Flora, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Flora is 38.668N. The longitude is -88.485W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,943.


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Median household income
Local
$28,157
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Flora demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Clay County Fair - July 14-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Flora web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Charley Brown Park
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 Flora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay 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 62839 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Flora residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flora ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flora was $15,653, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Flora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.


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

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Newspapers in Flora include Clay County Advocate-Press

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

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The average commute time for Flora workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Flora:
  �Boone County township

IL communities formerly known as Flora:
  �Floraville, Saint Clair County

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