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New Durham is a township in La Porte County, in the Michigan City-La Porte metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named New Durham. For links to other places called New Durham, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Durham is 41.566N. The longitude is -86.872W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Durham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Porte 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 46391 ZIP code.
25% of New Durham residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Durham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Durham was $19,228, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of New Durham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Durham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Durham political report.
The average commute time for New Durham workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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