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Taylorville is a city in Christian County.

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

The latitude of Taylorville is 39.548N. The longitude is -89.294W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,296.


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Median household income
Local
$34,235
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Taylorville demographic reports
Taylorville is on the Sangamon River
Local festivals include:
  • Christian County Fair - July 10-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Taylorville web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Taylorville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian 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 62555 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Taylorville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylorville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylorville was $18,162, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Taylorville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Taylorville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $698.


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

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Newspapers in Taylorville include Taylorville Breeze-Courier

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Taylorville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Taylorville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Taylorville include Super 8.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Taylorville:
  �Christian County township

IL communities formerly known as Taylorville:
  �East Side, Cook County

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