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La Prairie is a township in Marshall County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named La Prairie. For links to other places called La Prairie, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of La Prairie is 41.019N. The longitude is -89.583W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 388.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marshall 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 61424 ZIP code.
41% of La Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Prairie was $15,604, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of La Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,057.
Marshall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Prairie political report.
The average commute time for La Prairie workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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