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Monon is a town in White County.
The community name derives from an Indian term for "to carry"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Monon. For links to other places called Monon, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Monon is 40.867N. The longitude is -86.878W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,687.
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21% of Monon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monon was $13,567, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Monon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Monon include Monon Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Monon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $594.
Libraries in Monon include Monon Town & Twp Public Library ... View libraries
White County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monon political report.
The average commute time for Monon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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