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What Cheer is a city in Keokuk County.
The community was named for Indian greeting to white settlers. The phrase, which appears in Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," was adopted from the Puritans by Indians in New England
The latitude of What Cheer is 41.401N. The longitude is -92.354W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 671.
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20% of What Cheer residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the What Cheer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in What Cheer was $16,613, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of What Cheer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in What Cheer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $206. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.
Libraries in What Cheer include What Cheer Public Library ... View libraries
Keokuk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our What Cheer political report.
The average commute time for What Cheer workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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