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Eldon is a city in Wapello County, in the Ottumwa metro area.
The community was named for Lord Eldon
The latitude of Eldon is 40.918N. The longitude is -92.222W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 987.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eldon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wapello 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 52554 ZIP code.
26% of Eldon residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eldon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eldon was $14,495, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Eldon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Eldon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $202. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $505.
Libraries in Eldon include Eldon Public Library ... View libraries
Wapello County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eldon political report.
The average commute time for Eldon workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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