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Loogootee is a city in Martin County.

The community name combines Lowe, the engineer of the first train through town, and Gootee, owner of the townsite

The latitude of Loogootee is 38.676N. The longitude is -86.914W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 538 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,695.


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Median household income
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$30,492
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Loogootee demographic reports
Natural gas was struck here in 1899
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: la-GOAT-ee

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25% of Loogootee residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Loogootee ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Loogootee was $17,321, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Loogootee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Loogootee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.


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Libraries in Loogootee include Loogootee Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Loogootee workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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