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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.


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Median household income
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$34,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dana demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Ernie Pyle, journalist
Historic sites and museums: Ernie Pyle State Historic Site

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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.

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5% of Dana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.


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Libraries in Dana include Dana Branch Library ... View libraries

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Vermillion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dana political report.

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The average commute time for Dana workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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