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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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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.
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
Median rent in Nappanee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $838.
Libraries in Nappanee include Nappanee Public Library ... View libraries
Elkhart County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nappanee political report.
The average commute time for Nappanee workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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