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Locke is a township in Elkhart County, in the Elkhart-Goshen metro area.
The latitude of Locke is 41.48N. The longitude is -86.031W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,200.
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35% of Locke residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Locke ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Locke was $17,201, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Locke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Locke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.
Elkhart County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Locke political report.
The average commute time for Locke workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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