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Fishers is a town in Hamilton County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for Salathel Fisher, founder.
The latitude of Fishers is 39.955N. The longitude is -86.013W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,790.
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27% of Fishers residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fishers ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fishers was $31,891, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Fishers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fishers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $718. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,368.
Libraries in Fishers include Fishers Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fishers include Fishers Weekly
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fishers political report.
The average commute time for Fishers workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fishers between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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