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Camargo is a village in Douglas County.
The community was named after the town in Mexico
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Camargo. For links to other places called Camargo, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Camargo is 39.800N. The longitude is -88.163W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 505.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Camargo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Douglas 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 61956 ZIP code.
24% of Camargo residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Camargo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Camargo was $18,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Camargo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Camargo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Douglas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Camargo political report.
The average commute time for Camargo workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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