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American is a township in Allen County, in the Lima metro area.
The latitude of American is 40.766N. The longitude is -84.161W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,516.
Sections below provide additional information and links about American demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allen 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 45805 ZIP code.
35% of American residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the American ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in American was $18,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of American residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in American, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.
Allen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our American political report.
The average commute time for American workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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