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Drakesboro is a city in Muhlenberg County, in the Central City metro area.
The community was named for William Drake, settler
The latitude of Drakesboro is 37.217N. The longitude is -87.048W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 443 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 622.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Drakesboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Muhlenberg 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 42337 ZIP code.
5% of Drakesboro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Drakesboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Drakesboro was $10,508, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Drakesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Drakesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $242. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $507.
Muhlenberg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Drakesboro political report.
The average commute time for Drakesboro workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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