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Lapel is a town in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area.
The community was named for the strip of land between the railroad and Pendleton Turnpike.
The latitude of Lapel is 40.068N. The longitude is -85.848W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,862.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lapel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Anderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46051 ZIP code.
22% of Lapel residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lapel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lapel was $18,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Lapel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lapel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.
Libraries in Lapel include Lapel Public Library ... View libraries
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lapel political report.
The average commute time for Lapel workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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