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Barkley is a township in Jasper County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Barkley is 41.025N. The longitude is -87.072W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 836.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barkley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jasper 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 47946 ZIP code.
25% of Barkley residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barkley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barkley was $19,211, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Barkley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Barkley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barkley political report.
The average commute time for Barkley workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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