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Deer Creek is a township in Miami County, in the Peru metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Deer Creek. For links to other places called Deer Creek, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Deer Creek is 40.609N. The longitude is -86.131W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,729.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deer Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miami 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 46959 ZIP code.
19% of Deer Creek residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deer Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deer Creek was $18,251, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Deer Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deer Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $528. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.
Miami County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deer Creek political report.
The average commute time for Deer Creek workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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