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Wanatah is a town in La Porte County, in the Michigan City-La Porte metro area.

The community was named for an Indian chief

The latitude of Wanatah is 41.430N. The longitude is -86.898W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 987.


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Median household income
Local
$50,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wanatah demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of Wanatah residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wanatah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wanatah was $19,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Wanatah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wanatah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $871.


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Libraries in Wanatah include Wanatah Public Library ... View libraries

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La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wanatah political report.

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The average commute time for Wanatah workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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