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Eddyville is a city in Wapello County, in the Ottumwa metro area. (The community straddles Wapello, Mahaska and Monroe counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Jabish P. Eddy, fur trader
The latitude of Eddyville is 41.160N. The longitude is -92.631W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,065.
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26% of Eddyville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eddyville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eddyville was $16,354, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Eddyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eddyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Libraries in Eddyville include Eddyville Public Library ... View libraries
Wapello County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eddyville political report.
The average commute time for Eddyville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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