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People

Total Population 1,472
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 644
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,094
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $62,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 8.8%

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

Oblong Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Crawford
Standard Zip Codes 62449
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.001
Longitude -87.908

Oblong 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 NEWTON 6 SSE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station FREELANDVILLE
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oblong, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kibble (62449)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Flat Rock 347 $49,250

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

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Oblong High Schools

OBLONG HIGH SCHOOL
700 S RANGE ST
618-592-4235
Serves 262 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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