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People

Total Population 463
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 194
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.2%
Median Earnings25+ $26,985
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,981
% Above Poverty Level 75.7%
% Below Poverty Level 24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $823
Median House Value $59,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 5.2%

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

Carbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clay
Metro Area Terre Haute
Standard Zip Codes 47837
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.597
Longitude -87.118

Carbon 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 ROCKVILLE
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station TERRE HAUTE IN STATE
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station SPENCER
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Perth (47837)

Pontiac (47837)

Smockville (47837)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brazil 8,028 $37,390
Harmony 719 $44,750
Knightsville 805 $51,146
Rosedale 656 $40,156
Seelyville 919 $57,639
Staunton 562 $48,929

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

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