Oblong strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Oblong to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||41 miles SW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||107 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Standard Zip Codes||62449|
|Phone Area Codes||618|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||NEWTON 6 SSE|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.81|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,554|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.7%|
|French (except Basque)||2.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Oblong, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Kibble (62449)
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700 S RANGE ST
Serves 262 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2
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