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Shannon is a village in Carroll County.

The latitude of Shannon is 42.154N. The longitude is -89.739W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 915 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 813.


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Median household income
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$42,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shannon demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Carroll

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49% of Shannon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shannon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shannon was $21,108, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Shannon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Shannon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $773.


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

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The average commute time for Shannon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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