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Corydon is a city in Wayne County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Corydon, IN

The latitude of Corydon is 40.756N. The longitude is -93.318W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,553.


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Median household income
Local
$28,542
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Corydon demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Wayne County Fair - July 24-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Corydon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bobwhite State Park
Historic routes: Mormon Trail
Historic sites and museums: Prairie Trails Museum of Wayne County
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Corydon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne 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 50060 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Corydon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Corydon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Corydon was $17,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Corydon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Corydon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $634.


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Libraries in Corydon include Karl Miles Lecompte Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Corydon workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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