Bourbon, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Bourbon, Indiana

Comparing Bourbon 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
People Living Alone 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Bourbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles S of South Bend, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 46504
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.295
Longitude -86.116

Bourbon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station WARSAW
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Bourbon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,691 100%
Male 814 48.1%
Female 877 51.9%
Under 18 529 31.3%
18+ 1,162 68.7%
65+ 198 11.7%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.26
White 1,626 96.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 40 2.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 85 5%

Estimated Bourbon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,788
Growth 97
Growth % 5.7%

Bourbon 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 36.2%
US/American 20.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
Irish 9%
English 8.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Swiss 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Italian 1.2%
Belgian 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Swedish 0.6%
Russian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
British 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bourbon 1,691 $50,000
Bremen 4,486 $47,768
Burket 195 $38,571
Etna Green 663 $35,139
Mentone 898 $42,222
Nappanee 6,710 $53,329
Plymouth 9,840 $41,447

Bourbon Public Libraries

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(574) 342-5655
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Bourbon High Schools (2004)

Serves 509 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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