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Virden is a city in Macoupin County, in the Saint Louis metro area. (The community straddles Macoupin and Sangamon counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Virden. For links to other places called Virden, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Virden is 39.500N. The longitude is -89.767W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,493.


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Median household income
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$31,905
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Virden demographic reports
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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24% of Virden residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Virden ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Virden was $16,541, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Virden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Virden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $299.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $730.


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

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

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