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Doon is a city in Lyon County.

The community was named after "bonnie Doon," from Robert Burns's poem

The latitude of Doon is 43.279N. The longitude is -96.232W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,296 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 533.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,281
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Doon demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Days - July 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Doon 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 Doon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon 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 51235 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Doon residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Doon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Doon was $14,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Doon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Doon festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Doon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $241.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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

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

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

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