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Lacon is a city in Marshall County, in the Peoria metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lacon. For links to other places called Lacon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lacon is 41.024N. The longitude is -89.411W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 476 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,914.


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Median household income
Local
$40,203
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lacon demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Columbia
· Putnam
· Smith's Landing
Nearby parks & recreation: Marshall State Fish and Wildlife Area
Historic sites and museums: Marshall County Historical Society Museum
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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31% of Lacon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lacon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lacon was $18,309, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Lacon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $658.


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

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

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The average commute time for Lacon workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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