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Lapwai is a city in Nez Perce County, in the Lewiston metro area.

The community name derives from Nez Perce term variously translated as place of the butterflies and boundary

The latitude of Lapwai is 46.405N. The longitude is -116.803W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,126.


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Median household income
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$26,800
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lapwai demographic reports
Lapwai is on Lapwai Creek
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.)
Pronunciations: LAP-way

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3% of Lapwai residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lapwai ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lapwai was $10,159, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Lapwai residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lapwai, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.


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Nez Perce County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lapwai political report.

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The average commute time for Lapwai workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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