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New Palestine is a town in Hancock County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for the biblical place
The latitude of New Palestine is 39.721N. The longitude is -85.889W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,385.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Palestine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46163 ZIP code.
27% of New Palestine residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Palestine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Palestine was $27,821, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of New Palestine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Palestine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,148.
Libraries in New Palestine include Sugar Creek Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in New Palestine include Greenfield Special Edition
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Palestine political report.
The average commute time for New Palestine workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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