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People

Total Population 1,060
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 7.5%
Employed Population 16+ 433
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $32,411
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,156
Median Earnings With High School Degree $38,393

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,571
% Above Poverty Level 76.1%
% Below Poverty Level 23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $543
Median House Value $96,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 6.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Topeka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SE of Elkhart, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County La Grange
Standard Zip Codes 46571
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.539
Longitude -85.539

Topeka Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAGRANGE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station PRAIRIE HEIGHTS
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station GARRETT 1 S
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cromwell 478 $42,375
Lagrange 2,723 $50,227
Ligonier 4,361 $48,444
Millersburg 1,016 $47,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Topeka High Schools

WESTVIEW JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
1635 S 600 W
260-768-4146
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 743 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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