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Converse is a town in Miami County, in the Peru metro area. (The community straddles Miami and Grant counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Dr. Converse, railroad president
The latitude of Converse is 40.577N. The longitude is -85.873W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,127.
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30% of Converse residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Converse ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Converse was $16,317, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Converse residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Converse, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $303. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $689.
Libraries in Converse include Converse-Jackson Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Miami County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Converse political report.
The average commute time for Converse workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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