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Flora is a city in Clay County.
The community was named after the daughter of one of the founders
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Flora. For links to other places called Flora, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Flora is 38.668N. The longitude is -88.485W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,943.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Flora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay 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 62839 ZIP code.
22% of Flora residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flora was $15,653, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Flora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Flora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.
Libraries in Flora include Flora Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Flora include Clay County Advocate-Press
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Flora political report.
The average commute time for Flora workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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