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Shipshewana is a town in LaGrange County.

The community was named after a local Potawatomi Indian.

The latitude of Shipshewana is 41.672N. The longitude is -85.58W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 539.


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Median household income
Local
$30,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shipshewana demographic reports
Known for its flea market, which operates May through October.
Local festivals include:
  • MayFest - May 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shipshewana web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Menno-Hof

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Shipshewana demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the LaGrange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46565 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Shipshewana residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shipshewana ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shipshewana was $26,270, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Shipshewana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Shipshewana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $399.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $990.


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Libraries in Shipshewana include Shipshewana Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Shipshewana workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Shipshewana include Country Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites Shipshewana, Super 8.

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