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Menard is a city in Menard County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Menard is 30.917N. The longitude is -99.786W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,883 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,652.


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Median household income
Local
$19,698
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Menard demographic reports
Founded on the site of the Spanish mission Santa Cruz de San Saba.
Local festivals include:
  • Jim Bowie Days - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Menard web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort McKavett State Historical Park, Menard County Museum, Ruins of Real Presidio de San Saba
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Menard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Menard 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 76859 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Menard residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Menard ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Menard was $12,768, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Menard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Menard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.


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Libraries in Menard include Menard Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Menard County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Menard political report.

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The average commute time for Menard workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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