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Jesup is a city in Buchanan County.
The community was named for Morris K. Jesup, railroad president and investor
The latitude of Jesup is 42.475N. The longitude is -92.063W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 984 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,203.
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48% of Jesup residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jesup ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jesup was $17,160, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Jesup residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Jesup, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $819.
Libraries in Jesup include Jesup Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jesup include Jesup Citizen Herald
Buchanan County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jesup political report.
The average commute time for Jesup workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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