Albion, Indiana

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Albion, Indiana

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High Points

Albion strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Albion Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Albion Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Albion Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Albion, Indiana

Comparing Albion to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Racial Diversity 6 7
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Rents 4 6

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Albion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NW of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Noble
Standard Zip Codes 46701
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.395
Longitude -85.424

Albion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GARRETT 1 S
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Albion Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,284 100%
Male 1,200 52.5%
Female 1,084 47.5%
Under 18 668 29.2%
18+ 1,616 70.8%
65+ 233 10.2%
Median Age 30.2
Average Family Size 3.1
White 2,224 97.4%
African-American 21 0.9%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 20 0.9%
Mixed Race 10 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 1.3%

Estimated Albion Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,323
Growth 39
Growth % 1.7%

Albion Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 30.5%
US/American 19.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
English 10.2%
Irish 8.2%
French (except Basque) 5.8%
Swedish 3%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Dutch 1.6%
Hungarian 1.3%
European 1.3%
Italian 1%
Danish 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bakertown (46701)
Bear Lake (46701)
Burr Oak (46701)
Green Center (46701)
High Lake (46701)
Merriam (46701)
Skinner Lake (46701)
Upper Long Lake (46701)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albion 2,284 $43,438
Avilla 2,049 $48,800
Cromwell 452 $43,750
Kendallville 9,616 $42,341
Ligonier 4,357 $42,757
Rome City 1,615 $46,591
Wolcottville 933 $36,458

Albion Public Libraries

Noble County Pl
Albion, Indiana
(260) 636-7197
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Albion High Schools (2004)

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Serves 444 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

3516 E 75 S

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