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Root is a township in Adams County, in the Decatur metro area.
The latitude of Root is 40.878N. The longitude is -84.942W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 814 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,433.
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44% of Root residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Root ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Root was $20,049, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Root residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Root, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Root political report.
The average commute time for Root workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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