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Kewanee is a city in Henry County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

The community name derives from a Winnebago term for prairie chicken
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Kewanee. For links to other places called Kewanee, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Kewanee is 41.245N. The longitude is -89.924W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,724.


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Median household income
Local
$29,895
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kewanee demographic reports
Kewanee is on the Spoon River
Well-known residents have included:
· Marjabelle Young Stewart, etiquette expert
Nearby parks & recreation: Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Kewanee residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kewanee ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kewanee was $15,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Kewanee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kewanee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.


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

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Newspapers in Kewanee include Star Courier

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

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The average commute time for Kewanee workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kewanee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Kewanee include Americinn Kewanee, Super 8.

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