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Goose Creek is a township in Piatt County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of Goose Creek is 40.104N. The longitude is -88.639W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 852.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Goose Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Piatt 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 61839 ZIP code.
27% of Goose Creek residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goose Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goose Creek was $20,245, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Goose Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Goose Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $965.
Piatt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Goose Creek political report.
The average commute time for Goose Creek workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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