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Monmouth is a city in Warren County, in the Galesburg metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Revolutionary War battle in New Jersey
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Monmouth. For links to other places called Monmouth, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Monmouth is 40.911N. The longitude is -90.647W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,531.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monmouth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren 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 61462 ZIP code.
18% of Monmouth residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monmouth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monmouth was $15,839, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Monmouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Monmouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $623.
Libraries in Monmouth include Warren County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Monmouth include Daily Review Atlas
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monmouth political report.
The average commute time for Monmouth workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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