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Friends Creek is a township in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.
The latitude of Friends Creek is 40.006N. The longitude is -88.823W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,456.
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31% of Friends Creek residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Friends Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Friends Creek was $19,318, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Friends Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Friends Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $359. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Friends Creek political report.
The average commute time for Friends Creek workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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