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Topeka is a town in LaGrange County.
The community name derives from Shawnee term for "artichoke"
The latitude of Topeka is 41.539N. The longitude is -85.539W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,173.
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32% of Topeka residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Topeka ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Topeka was $17,269, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Topeka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Topeka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.
Libraries in Topeka include Topeka Branch Library ... View libraries
LaGrange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Topeka political report.
The average commute time for Topeka workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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