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Moweaqua is a village in Shelby County. (The community straddles Shelby and Christian counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Moweaqua. For links to other places called Moweaqua, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Moweaqua is 39.624N. The longitude is -89.018W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,860.
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29% of Moweaqua residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moweaqua ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moweaqua was $18,195, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Moweaqua residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Moweaqua, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $835.
Libraries in Moweaqua include Moweaqua Public Library ... View libraries
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moweaqua political report.
The average commute time for Moweaqua workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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