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Joy is a village in Mercer County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.
The latitude of Joy is 41.196N. The longitude is -90.88W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 369.
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29% of Joy residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Joy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Joy was $14,201, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Joy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Joy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $503.
Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Joy political report.
The average commute time for Joy workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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