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Scipio 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 Scipio. For links to other places called Scipio, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Scipio is 41.566N. The longitude is -86.764W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,269.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scipio 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 46382 ZIP code.
32% of Scipio residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scipio ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scipio was $23,041, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Scipio residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Scipio, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $935.
La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Scipio political report.
The average commute time for Scipio workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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