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La Fontaine is a town in Wabash County, in the Wabash metro area.
The community was named for Miami Indian chief
The latitude of La Fontaine is 40.673N. The longitude is -85.721W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 872.
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30% of La Fontaine residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Fontaine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Fontaine was $17,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of La Fontaine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Fontaine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $607.
Wabash County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Fontaine political report.
The average commute time for La Fontaine workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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