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Wakarusa is a town in Elkhart County, in the Elkhart-Goshen metro area.
The latitude of Wakarusa is 41.536N. The longitude is -86.02W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,619.
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37% of Wakarusa residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wakarusa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wakarusa was $19,615, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Wakarusa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wakarusa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $767.
Libraries in Wakarusa include Wakarusa-Olive & Harrison Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Elkhart County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wakarusa political report.
The average commute time for Wakarusa workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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