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Wapello is a city in Louisa County, in the Muscatine metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Fox chief
The latitude of Wapello is 41.181N. The longitude is -91.185W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,149.
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31% of Wapello residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wapello ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wapello was $17,947, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Wapello residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wapello, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Libraries in Wapello include Keck Memorial Library ... View libraries
Louisa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wapello political report.
The average commute time for Wapello workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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