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Nappanee is a city in Elkhart County, in the Elkhart-Goshen metro area. (The community straddles Elkhart and Kosciusko counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community name derives from Indian term for "flour."

The latitude of Nappanee is 41.442N. The longitude is -86.001W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,762.


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Median household income
Local
$45,988
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Nappanee demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Nappanee web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Nappanee residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nappanee ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nappanee was $19,229, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Historic districts in Nappanee include Downtown Nappanee Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Nappanee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.


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

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

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The average commute time for Nappanee workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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