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La Porte City is a city in Black Hawk County, in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area.

The community was named after La Porte, IN

The latitude of La Porte City is 42.315N. The longitude is -92.191W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,324.


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Median household income
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$37,540
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Porte City demographic reports
La Porte City is on Big Creek
Well-known residents have included:
· Fran Allison, actress ("Kukla, Fran & Ollie")
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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45% of La Porte City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Porte City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Porte City was $19,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of La Porte City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in La Porte City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $693.


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Libraries in La Porte City include Hawkins Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for La Porte City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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