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Tippecanoe is a township in Tippecanoe County, in the Lafayette metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Tippecanoe. For links to other places called Tippecanoe, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tippecanoe is 40.525N. The longitude is -86.848W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,951.
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31% of Tippecanoe residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tippecanoe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tippecanoe was $20,694, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Tippecanoe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tippecanoe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,028.
Tippecanoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tippecanoe political report.
The average commute time for Tippecanoe workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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