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Demographics

People

Total Population2,030
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+874
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married58.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,592
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,056

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,625
% Above Poverty Level93.6%
% Below Poverty Level6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.3%
Median Gross Rent$694
Median House Value$135,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
Irish6.4%
English5.3%
Swiss4.4%
French Except Basque2.7%
Dutch2.2%
Scottish1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Italian0.6%
German0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Russian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Basque0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Wakarusa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Elkhart County
Standard Zip Codes46573
Phone Area Codes574
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude41.53
Approximate Longitude-86.01

Wakarusa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGOSHEN 3 W
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationLAKEVILLE
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationWARSAW
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bremen4,577$55,662
Elkhart52,378$41,314
Goshen33,385$49,468
Mishawaka48,234$48,449
Nappanee6,767$53,936
Osceola2,468$64,261

Wakarusa Public Libraries

Wakarusa-olive & Harrison Township Public Library
124 NORTH ELKHART STREET
Wakarusa, Indiana
(574) 862-2465

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Wakarusa Public Schools

Madison Elementary School
66030 Dogwood Rd
ZIP: 46573
(574) 633-4531
Primary
Total Enrollment 139
North Wood Middle School
301 N Elkhart
ZIP: 46573
(574) 862-2710
Middle
Total Enrollment 716
Wakarusa Elementary School
400 N Washington St
ZIP: 46573
(574) 862-2000
Primary
Total Enrollment 560

Wakarusa Private Schools

Old Order Mennonite Garden Spot
29731 County Road 36
ZIP: 46573
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Wabash School
66744 County Road 7
ZIP: 46573
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
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