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Montpelier is a city in Blackford County.
The community was named for Montpelier, VT
The latitude of Montpelier is 40.553N. The longitude is -85.277W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,879.
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32% of Montpelier residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montpelier ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montpelier was $15,076, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Montpelier residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Montpelier, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.
Libraries in Montpelier include Montpelier-Harrison Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Blackford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montpelier political report.
The average commute time for Montpelier workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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