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Odon is a town in Daviess County, in the Washington metro area.

One theory says this community was named for the Norse god, Odin. Another theory says the name Odon comes from the combination of the names of Alex O'Dell and Joe Dun Laughlin.

The latitude of Odon is 38.842N. The longitude is -86.991W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,393.


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Median household income
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$34,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Odon demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Clark's Prairie
· Clark's Spring
· Clarksburg
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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29% of Odon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Odon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Odon was $20,020, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Odon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Odon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.


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Libraries in Odon include Odon Winkelpleck Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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