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Dana is a town in Vermillion County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The community was named for Charles Dana, railroad stockholder
The latitude of Dana is 39.807N. The longitude is -87.495W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 682.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dana demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermillion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Terre Haute area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47847 ZIP code.
23% of Dana residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dana ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dana was $15,603, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Dana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.
Libraries in Dana include Dana Branch Library ... View libraries
Vermillion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dana political report.
The average commute time for Dana workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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